HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover College baseball team released their 2020 schedule with plenty of chances to catch the Panthers in action at K.T. Young Ballpark. Under the guidance of second year head coach Grant Bellak the Blue and Red are slated to play 37 games including 19 home matchups.
Hanover opens the season with their annual winter break trip to Auburndale, Fla. for the RussMatt Invitational on February 21 taking on Centre. The trip will also feature matchups with Trine, North Vermont-Lyndon, Cabrini and Alma before wrapping up the week with Gwynedd Mercy on February 29.
Upon returning from Florida, the Panthers dive deep into a nine-game home stint welcoming Spalding on Tuesday, March 3 before playing host to Eureka on March 11 followed by double headers with Clavin on March 14 and DePauw on March 15. The Calvin contest will also see the Hanover Baseball team host DSI Day.
They close out the week at K.T. Young Ball Park with a visit from Wabash on March 21 and 22. Last season's clash saw the Panthers go 1-2 overall against the Little Giants, winning the series opener 17-8.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opening pitch takes place with a trip north to Bluffton on March 28 before heading to the 2019 HCAC regular season champion Rose-Hulman on March 31 for a night cap with the Fightin' Engineers.
The Panthers return to K.T. Young Ballpark on April 4 celebrating Alumni Day with a double header against the Earlham Quakers followed by area rival Franklin on April 7. After splitting last season at home, the Blue and Red will look to sweep the Yellow Jackets of Defiance at Craig A Rutter Field on April 11.
Manchester and Hanover square off on April 18 prior to the team's final road trip of the regular season with stops at non-conference foe Concordia Chicago on April 22 and Anderson on April 25.
HC closes out the 2020 regular season campaign the way they opened it with a brief home stanza featuring Transylvania on April 28 and Mount St. Joseph of May 2 for Senior Day.
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