Trojan Baseball Returns Today
The Dakota State baseball team makes their 2023 season debut today, as they play in a four-game series this weekend. The Trojans travel to Kansas City, Missouri to take on Avila, and the doubleheader starts at 12pm on both days.
Dakota State is looking to carry their 33-18 overall record from last season. The Trojans also finished with a 15-9 record in the NSAA, the most North Star wins in program history and highest place finisher with a second place finish in the standings.
Avila dropped their fifth straight game after going 0-3 record in the three-game series with Grand View at home.
DSU owns a 2-1 all-time series record with Avila, including the season series split last season. The Trojans won the series opener on February 23rd, 2007 by the score of 5-4. The Eagles shut down DSU 8-0 in the 4-game series opener on February 11th, 2022, while the Trojans won the second game 4-1.
The final two games of the series were canceled due to poor weather conditions.
The Trojans’ first home scheduled contest is slated for March 31st-April 1st in a North Star contest against Presentation.
Dakota State plays a total of 12 games during the month of February away from Madison, including a tournament held in Joplin, Missouri, next weekend in the four-game Joplin Invitational.