Nevada Opens Home Schedule with Nevada Classic

March 13, 2013

RENO, Nev. -- Nevada will open its home season with games against UTSA and Northern Colorado this weekend at the Nevada Classic.

Schedule - March 15-17, 2013 - (Nevada Classic - Reno, Nev. - Christina M. Hixson Park)

       Friday                   Noon - Northern Colorado vs. UTSA

                                             3 p.m. - Nevada vs. UTSA

       Saturday               10 a.m. - UTSA vs. Northern Colorado

                                            Noon - Nevada vs. Northern Colorado

                                             3 p.m. - Nevada vs. UTSA

       Sunday                 10 a.m. - UTSA vs Northern Colorado

                                             Noon - Nevada vs. Northern Colorado


Ticket Prices - Tickets will be $8 for adults and $5 for children.


Team Notes

National Footprint - With the fi rst week of NCAA statistics released on Monday, Nevada has made its mark ... The Wolf Pack is ... 42nd in batting average at .307 ... 18th in doubles per game at 1.76 ... 42nd in slugging percentage at .464. Individually ... Erin Jones is sixth in the nation in doubles per game at .52 (13 in 25 games) ... Megan Sweet ranks 20th nationally in walks per game at .92 (23 in 25 games) ... Karlyn Jones is ranked 47th nationally in walks per seven at 1.47 (16 in 76.1 IP) ... Ashley Butera is ranked sixth nationally in sacrifice flies with 3.

Over .500 - The last time the Pack was better than .500 after 25 games played was 2009 ... That season, Nevada was 16-9 after 25 contests ... Finished at 40-19 ... Won a WAC championship ... Played in the Stanford Regional at the NCAA Tournament.

On Pace to... - Just shy of the halfway point in 2013, the Wolf Pack is on place to have one of the best offensive campaigns in the history of the program ... Nevada is on pace to ... Hit .307 ... Get 454 hits ... Hit 94 doubles ... 45 home runs ... Pound out 140 extra-base hits ... Drive in 267 runs ... Score 293 runs.