The Creighton baseball team announced its 2014 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
The team will play 29 home games at T.D. Ameritrade Park. The Jays also have a stretch where they do not leave the state of Nebraska from March 14 to April 13.
Creighton will begin the season on Valentine's Day in Little Rock, Arkansas against the University of Arkansas–Little Rock for three games. The team will play 14 games on the road before the home opener, a three-game series against South Dakota State, starting on March 14.
The Bluejays will face Minnesota in Ft. Myers, Florida, UNC-Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C., a midweek trip to Kansas before four more games in Arkansas. Ed Servais's squad will play three games against the Red Wolves of Arkansas State and conclude with one against Central Arkansas.
BIG EAST play begins at the end of the long home stand with Georgetown on April 11. CU also hosts Butler and Seton Hall. Conference road series will be at Villanova, St. John's and Xavier, with the conference tournament taking place May 21-24 in Brooklyn.
Dates for games against in-state foe Nebraska will be March 18 in Lincoln, and April 8 and 29 in Omaha. The Jays will face crosstown foe Omaha twice, starting on April 2 at Werner Park, home of the Triple-A champion Omaha Storm Chasers, then again on the 22nd at the home of the College World Series.
Notable non-conference series include Fresno State (Mountain West), Kansas (Big XII), Kansas State (Big XII), UNLV (Mountain West), Iowa (B1G) and Stephen F. Austin (Southland).
Complete 2014 Schedule: @Arkansas-Little Rock (Feb. 14-16), v. Minnesota^ (Feb. 21-23), @UNC-Charlotte (Feb. 28-March 2), @Kansas (March 4), @Arkansas State (March 7-9), @Central Arkansas (March 11), South Dakota State (March 14-16), @Nebraska (March 18), Fresno State (March 21-23), Kansas (March 26), Kansas State (March 28-30), UNLV (March 31), @Nebraska Omaha (April 2), North Dakota (April 4-6), Georgetown* (April 11-13), @Villanova* (April 17-19), Nebraska Omaha (April 22), Iowa (April 23), Butler* (April 25-27), Nebraska (April 29), Seton Hall* (May 2-4), @St. John's* (May 9-11), Stephen F. Austin (May 13), @Xavier (May 15-17), BIG EAST Conference Tournament% (May 21-24
^ - Played in Ft. Myers, Florida
* - BIG EAST series
% - BIG EAST Conference Tournament in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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