Trojan 2017 Baseball Schedule Boasts 17 TV Dates|
Dec. 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The 2017 USC baseball schedule has been announced, along with 17 dates that will be televised live on Pac-12 Networks.
The Trojans played eight opponents who made the NCAA Tournament last year, for a total of 19 contests.
The Trojans will open up the 2017 slate on Friday, Feb. 17 as they open up a three-game series against Coppin State.
The Trojans follow that up with a road nonconference series at Wake Forest (Feb. 24-26).
This year's Dodger Stadium College Baseball Classic is set for March 3-5, with San Diego, Michigan and UCLA on tap. The UCLA game at Dodger Stadium is set for 3 p.m. PT and is the first Pac-12 Networks date of the season for the Trojans.
Overall 13 of the Trojans' 17 Pac-12 Networks games will come at home, with the network televising two of the three home games against Washington State, March 17 and March 19 in the first Pac-12 series of the season for the Trojans.
The Trojans follow the Washington State series with a home series against Arizona State (March 24-26), where two of the three games will also be televised.
The first road Pac-12 test of the year will come March 31-April 2, where the Trojans travel to 2016 CWS participant and national runner up Arizona.
The Trojans then return home for three against Stanford, April 6-8 where the first two contests of the weekend will be televised.
The following weekend, Easter weekend, the Trojans have three against local rival Cal State Fullerton, with Thursday, April 13 coming at Dedeaux Field before the next two at Fullerton.
The next two weekends of the year the Trojans have back-to-back road Pac-12 tests, first at California (April 21-23) and at Oregon State (April 28-30).
May 4-6 the Trojans will host crosstown rival UCLA, with all three games televised live on Pac-12 Networks.
The Trojans will be at Utah May 13-15, before returning home to host Oregon May 19-21 in the final home weekend of the regular season. All three games will be televised live on the Pac-12 Networks.
The Trojans end the regular season at Washington, May 26-28, with all three games live on Pac-12 Networks.
The Trojans have nonconference midweek contests against the likes of 2016 CWS participant UCSB (May 17, May 23), NCAA regional participant Long Beach State (Feb. 21, April 4), San Diego State (March 7, March 28), UC Irvine (March 28, April 18), LMU (March 17) and at Duke (Feb. 27).