The 2015 Bend Elks Schedule is officially released. This upcoming season features a key early matchup against rivals Corvallis Knights opening weekend June 5-7, 2015. The West Coast League announced the release of the 2015 game schedule.
The upcoming season marks the 11th season of WCL baseball in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The league features the best collegiate baseball players in North America across 12 markets in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Opening Day will be Friday, June 5, 2015.
“We are excited to get this schedule to market,” said WCL president Dennis Koho. “Last season more than 400,000 fans came through the gates to see our wonderful players, and we look forward to what we expect will be a record-setting season in 2015. We have 12 great markets that we are excited to be a part of this coming year.”
Key matchups early in the season include the Bend Elks and Knights continue their decade-long rivalry with a big opening weekend series at Vince Genna Stadium.
The league schedule features 54 league games, with each team playing a weighted schedule against division rivals. The WCL will take pause Sunday, July 19 and Monday, July 20, as team and league officials, players and coaches will travel to Bellingham for the 2015 All-Star Game. The regular season will conclude Sunday, August 9. The WCL Playoffs – a four-team tournament to determine the league champion – will begin Tuesday, August 11.