The University of Arkansas-Monticello baseball team opens it 2018 season Friday at home with 3-game series against Pittsburg State. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.
UAM is coming off a 33-21 season, highlighted by its second consecutive GAC tournament title and a berth in the NCAA Playoffs. The Weevils reached the third round before finishing their season with a loss to Minnesota State.
Pittsburg State posted a 23-27 overall record last year, including a 17-19 mark in Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) play. The Gorillas finished ninth in the conference standings, one game out of qualifying for the MIAA Tournament. They were picked sixth in the 2018 MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll.