Sept. 19, 2011
CSU Bakersfield & Dallas
Baptist to play WAC baseball
Western Athletic Conference announced that Cal State Bakersfield
and Dallas Baptist will join the league as affiliate members in
baseball for the 2013 season.
The addition will give the WAC a 10-team baseball
conference with Louisiana Tech, New Mexico State, Sacramento
State, San Jose State, Seattle, UT Arlington, UTSA and Texas
The Roadrunners enter their fourth year as a
Division I independent after adding baseball for the 2009
campaign. CSUB was 33-22 this past season with a final RPI of 53
under head coach Bill Kernen.
The Patriots have strung together 32 consecutive
winning seasons. DBU has posted a record of 208-132 in six years
as a Division I independent. Head coach Dan Heefner led the
Patriots to victory at the Fort Worth Regional and their first
Super Regional appearance.
For the 2013 season, each WAC team will play a
full conference slate of nine series of three games each for 27
league total contests.