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AC Baseball, Softball Teams Open 2015 Season This Weekend

LUFKIN, TX (News Release) -

Angelina College's baseball and softball teams took advantage of spring-like weather on Wednesday in preparation for each group's season opener scheduled for this weekend. The Roadrunners will be in Brenham on Friday for a pair of seven-inning doubleheaders with Blinn College and Ranger College. Game time for the opener is 1 p.m.

The Roadrunners will hold their home opener on Wednesday, Feb. 4 against McLennan College. The pair of seven-inning games is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start at Roadrunner Field.

The defending national champion Lady Roadrunners will begin defense of their title with a road trip to Galveston. The Lady ‘Runners, who return 12 players from the 2014 team, will participate in the Galveston College Tournament scheduled for Friday and Saturday. On Friday, AC will play a tripleheader against San Jacinto College (11 a.m., Field 1), Rose State (3 p.m., Field 2) and Galveston College (5 p.m., Field 2). AC's ladies will follow on Saturday with a doubleheader against Blinn College (11 a.m., Field 1) and Alvin College (5 p.m., Field 3).

Because of a scheduling quirk, the Lady Roadrunners aren't slotted for a home game until March 4 against Bossier Parish College. However, head coach Mark Mattson has stated that in the event of any rainouts or other reschedules, the team could host a home game prior to March.

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