WSU was ranked No. 25 in last season’s Baseball America poll, the first national ranking in school history. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

WSU to play baseball at Fifth Third Field for first time

Wright State University baseball at Fifth Third Field in Dayton? Be a believer.

WSU will play at the Dragons’ home base for the first time in program history on Thursday, May 17, against Northern Kentucky in a Horizon League game.

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“We’re very excited about our partnership with the Dayton Dragons and the opportunity to play at Fifth Third Field,” WSU Director of Athletics Bob Grant said in a statement. “Our baseball program has a terrific national reputation and has achieved great success. We’re excited to showcase our program and our student-athletes in a great environment in downtown Dayton.”

There will be no admission charge, but spectators must obtain a ticket in advance. Information about that is at daytondragons.com/raiderday.

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WSU plays its home games on campus at Nischwitz Stadium. WSU is 25-13 overall and is in first place in the Horizon League (13-5).

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“We are excited to host a Wright State University baseball game at Fifth Third Field this year,“ Dragons Team President Robert Murphy said in a release. “There’s so much talent at Wright State University. We are happy to assist them in showcasing that for this special game.”

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