College Baseball Opens Today

Furman opens its 2013 baseball season on Friday against Michigan State in a 5:00 p.m. game at Fluor Field in the First Pitch Invitational sponsored by the Greenville Drive, the South Atlantic League Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.

The Paladins will face Northwestern on Saturday at noon and complete their three-game season opening weekend with a Sunday 3:00 p.m. clash against Miami University, also at Fluor Field.

The South Carolina Gamecocks open the season at 3:07 PM today against Liberty University to kick off the Chad Holbrooke era in Columbia. Pre-game festivities will honor former coach and current Athletic Director Ray Tanner, who won two National Championships on the diamond with the Gamecocks.

Clemson will open the 2013 season against William & Mary  in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this weekend. Game times are 4:00 PM (Friday), 2:00 PM (Saturday), and 1:00 PM (Sunday).