BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State's baseball series against Marshall scheduled for March 2-4 has been moved from Huntington, W.Va., to Boone.

With a Friday afternoon first pitch of 3 p.m., the March 2 game at Smith Stadium will now be the Mountaineers' home opener. The Saturday and Sunday games against the Thundering Herd will have 1 p.m. start times.
 
After opening the season with February road series against UNCG and UNCW, as well as a Feb. 28 road game against Western Carolina, the home series against Marshall will conclude two days before the March 6 game against South Carolina at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. App State will play again in Boone on March 7 against UNC Asheville in what was originally scheduled to be the home opener.
 
With the schedule change, the Mountaineers will have a 25-game home schedule and play 40 of their 56 regular season games in the state of North Carolina.
 
Season tickets for App State's home schedule are available at a cost of just $85 for adults, $75 for App State staff/faculty (limit of two) or senior citizens (limit of two) and $45 for youth (ages 3-12).
 
Season tickets can be purchased by clicking HERE for the App State Ticket Central site, by calling the Appalachian State athletics ticket office at (828) 262-2079 or by going to the ticket office, located at the Holmes Center, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.