WSSU Baseball to play at BB&T Ballpark in 2017

Rams will host 21 games at the home of the Dash this season

(Photo courtesy of Winston-Salem State University Athletics)

By Winston-Salem Dash | February 1, 2017 11:26 AM ET

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2017) - Winston-Salem State University's baseball program will play the majority of its 2017 home games inside BB&T Ballpark, the home of the Winston-Salem Dash. The Rams' season opener is set for this Friday, February 3, in downtown Winston-Salem against Millersville.

Winston-Salem State has claimed five of the last six Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships. Last year, the Rams posted a 31-22 record and earned the CIAA's regular season title, while WSSU recorded a school-record 42 victories and fell two wins shy of a berth in the NCAA Division II College World Series in 2015. Head coach Kevin Ritsche has claimed five consecutive CIAA Coach of the Year honors.

Tickets for all Rams games at BB&T Ballpark are $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 12 and under. Fans can purchase their seats on gameday at the Baker Roofing Box Office, which is located under the scoreboard in right-center field. Outside food and beverages are not permitted, but concession stands will be open.

"Winston-Salem State baseball has become an important part of our schedule each year," Dash President Geoff Lassiter said. "We are excited to watch Coach Ritsche and the Rams continue their recent success, and we encourage Dash fans to follow the Rams before the Carolina League's season begins."

All Winston-Salem State games at BB&T Ballpark will take place during February or March. The full slate is available below, with game dates and times subject to change (* = doubleheader):

Friday, February 3 - 4 p.m. vs. Millersville
Saturday, February 4 - 1 p.m. vs. Millersville
Sunday, February 5 - 1 p.m. vs. Millersville
Wednesday, February 15 - 4 p.m. vs. Wingate
Saturday, February 18 - 1 p.m. vs. Concord*
Sunday, February 19 - 1 p.m. vs. Concord*
Saturday, February 25 - 1 p.m. vs. Seton Hill*
Sunday, February 26 - 1 p.m. vs. Seton Hill
Saturday, March 4 - 1 p.m. vs. Indiana (Pa.)*
Sunday, March 5 - 1 p.m. vs. Indiana (Pa.)*
Tuesday, March 14 - 6 p.m. vs. Benedict
Saturday, March 25 - 1 p.m. vs. Lincoln (Pa.)*
Sunday, March 26 - 1 p.m. vs. Lincoln (Pa.)*
Tuesday, March 28 - 6 p.m. vs. Catawba

Full details on Winston-Salem State baseball, including the Rams' roster, schedule and much more, are available here.

The Dash return to BB&T Ballpark on Thursday, April 13, and single-game tickets for Your Home Team's 71-game home schedule are on sale now. To guarantee your seats, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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