Florida Baseball Information Page

CHICAGO—On Friday, March 15 the Illinois Tech baseball team flew south to Florida, where the Scarlet Hawks will play several contests in the Sunshine State. Below is a breakdown of everything a fan needs to know in advance of the Florida trip.


The RussMatt Invitational website has a full information page available regarding scheduling, lodging, affordability, facilities, and more available at this link.


Full maps and directions to nearby hotels and all field the Scarlet Hawks will play at on the trip can be found here (this does not include directions for the game on Thursday, March 21 in Tampa).

ILLINOIS TECH VARSITY/JV SCHEDULE (all times listed are Eastern)

  • Saturday, March 16: vs. UW-Stevens Point–9:45 a.m.–Lake Myrtle #2 (away)
  • Saturday, March 16: JV game vs. Waubonsee CC–1:30 p.m.–Lake Myrtle #2 (away)
  • Sunday, March 17: doubleheader vs. Cazenovia–10 a.m.–Polk State College (home/away)
  • Monday, March 18: vs. NYU–3 p.m.–Lake Myrtle #7 (home)
  • Monday, March 18: vs. SUNY-New Paltz–6:30 p.m.–Lake Myrtle #7 (home)
  • Thursday, March 21: vs. NYU–3 p.m.–George Steinbrenner #2 (Tampa, Fla.) (away)
  • Friday, March 22: doubleheader vs. Hamilton–9:15 a.m.–Lake Myrtle #8 (home/away)
  • Saturday, March 23: vs. Rutgers-Newark–9:45 a.m.–Lake Myrtle #2 (home)


There will be live coverage provided for games to varying degrees.

  • For games played at the Lake Myrtle Complex, a live and on-demand video option is available for a fee courtesy of the RussMatt Invitational at www.livebarn.com. Using the promo code “russ-matt” will give fans a 10% discount of the charge.
  • For select contests, Illinois Tech Athletics will provide live audio courtesy of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Kelly.
  • For select games, an accompanying sports information presence from Tech’s opponent will provide live stats.

Below is a chart of what is available for each game. You can also find links to all coverage options on the Baseball Schedule Page.

Sat. 3/16 9:45 a.m. UW-Stevens Point Yes Yes No
Sat. 3/16 1:30 p.m. Waubonsee (JV) No Yes No
Sun. 3/17 10 a.m. Cazenovia (Game 1) No No No
Sun. 3/17 After Game 1 Cazenovia (Game 2) No No No
Mon. 3/18 3 p.m. NYU Yes Yes Yes
Mon. 3/18 6:30 p.m. SUNY-New Paltz No Yes No
Thur. 3/21 3 p.m. NYU Yes No Yes
Fri. 3/22 9:15 a.m. Hamilton (Game 1) No Yes Yes
Fri. 3/22 After Game 1 Hamilton (Game 2) Yes Yes Yes
Sat. 3/23 9:45 a.m. Rutgers-Newark No Yes No