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USF Baseball Moves First Seven Scheduled Home Games to Alternate Sites

Feb. 1, 2007

(San Francisco) - USF baseball will move its first seven scheduled home games, USF head coach Nino Giarratano announced today. These adjustments will accommodate ongoing construction at Benedetti Diamond, specifically protective safety netting to prevent balls from leaving the ballpark.

San Francisco will play a pair of games at the College of San Mateo, including the home opener against San Jose State Tuesday, February 6 at 2:00 PM and Sacramento State Sunday, February 11 scheduled for a 1:00 PM first pitch. The Dons will also play an exhibition game against Rikkyo University of Japan at Skyline College at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 15.

In addition, USF will move its scheduled home series against UC Riverside February 16-18 to a three-game set on the same dates at Riverside. The venue for the Dons contest against Nevada Tuesday February 27 is currently TBA.

San Francisco plays its true home opener at Benedetti Diamond, beginning Thursday, March 22 when it hosts Southern Utah in the first of a three-game set. First pitch against the Thunderbirds is set for 2:00 PM.