CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– The Harvard baseball team has announced the 2019 schedule, marking the 153rd season in program history. Harvard will host 13 games at O'Donnell Field, including four Ivy League series.
The Crimson's season will begin on March 1-3 with a four-game series at Wofford. The following weekend, Harvard will continue the road swing for a four-game series at Radford, March 8-10. The team will then head south to Port Charlotte, Florida for spring break, where the week begins with a two-game stint against Seton Hall March 15-16. The team follows up with two games against Saint Joseph's March 16-17. The Crimson ends its Florida trip with a game against Rutgers on March 20.
Ivy League play begins with a three-game series at Penn March 23-24. The team will return for its home opener on March 26 against Holy Cross. That weekend, Harvard will host Princeton for a three-game series, beginning a stretch of ten Ivy league games at home.
Harvard will begin its defense of the Beanpot championship, playing Northeastern in the first round on April 2 at Boston College. The team will then host Ivy rival Yale for three games April 6-7. The following weekend, the team will play host to another three-game stint against Cornell (April 13-14). The Beanpot Championship and Consolation games return to Fenway Park, where the Crimson will face off against Boston College or Massachusetts on April 17.
The team will go back on the road for a three-game set against Dartmouth (April 20-21) followed by a non-conference tilt against UMass Lowell on April 24. The Crimson returns for its final home series of the season, with three games against Columbia April 27-28. The team closes out the season with Boston College on May 1, followed by a three-game road battle against Brown (May 4-5).
The Crimson finished the 2017 season with a 22-20 record in 2018, the team's first winning record since 2006. The Joseph J. O'Donnell '67 Head Coach for Harvard Baseball, Bill Decker, returns for his seventh season at the helm.