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04-27-2016, 04:25 PM
Zags Schedule Series at Oregon in May

Will play Ducks May 9, May 10 in Eugene

April 27, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash.—Gonzaga baseball head coach Mark Machtolf announced the addition of two games to the 2016 schedule Wednesday. The Zags will play at Oregon on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10 with both games beginning at 6:00 p.m.

“Oregon approached us and wanted to schedule a series to help make up for some games they lost due to weather,” said Machtolf. “We wanted to pick up a couple of games to fill out a break in our schedule, and it worked out for both teams."

With the two additional games, Gonzaga now has a 50-game slate this season, 40 of which are on the road. The Zags lost a home conference series against Loyola Marymount when they agreed to switch hosting duties with the Lions for 2016 and 2017. By agreeing to play in Los Angeles this season, the Zags will be at home for graduation during in 2017, hosting the Lions in Spokane.

Oregon is 17-16 on the year with a 7-8 mark in Pac-12 Conference action.

Gonzaga (24-13, 12-6 WCC) now embarks on a 13-game road trip that will end the 2016 regular season. The Zags will begin the trip in Provo, Utah for three key games against BYU. The first game against two of the West Coast Conference leaders is set for 5:00 p.m. Pacific (6:00 p.m. Mountain) on Thursday, April 28.

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