BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana head baseball coach Jeff Mercer, who is entering his sixth season as the skipper in Bloomington, has revealed the 2023 fall baseball schedule, as announced on Tuesday (Sept. 5) afternoon.
All contests are set to take place within the state of Indiana with the annual Hoosier Series closing out the fall slate in mid-October.
IU will host in-state foe Indiana State on Friday, September 22nd at 4:00 PM. The Sycamores were a regional host in 2023 and made it to the Super Regionals before falling to TCU in the NCAA Tournament.
Two weeks later, the Hoosiers will travel up to South Bend to face Notre Dame (Oct. 7, 1:00 PM) before returning home and taking on the Great Lakes Canadians, an elite level amateur baseball organization, on Tuesday, October 10th (5:00 PM).
Mercer and IU will finish out the fall schedule with the annual Hoosier Series, an intrasquad scrimmage contested over five scheduled dates in mid-October.
The Hoosiers return a large core of its lineup this season including 2023 Big Ten Freshman of the Year Devin Taylor as well as First Team All-Big Ten relief pitcher Ryan Kraft. Four of IU’s five top hitters, including Taylor and All-Big Ten selection Brock Tibbitts, return to anchor a potent IU offensive attack.
2023 Fall Baseball Schedule:
Friday, September 22nd: vs. Indiana State (4:00 PM)
Saturday, October 7th: at Notre Dame (1:00 PM)
Tuesday, October 10th: vs. Great Lakes Canadians (5:00 PM)
Hoosier Series: October 13th, 14th, 17th, 19th and 20th