Hattiesburg, Miss.- William Carey University baseball has announced the following schedules changes for the beginning of the 2017 season.

Carey will now open the 2017 season on Thursday, February 2nd against Cumberland (Tenn.) at 6 pm at Pete Taylor Park on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in day one action of the WCU Invitational.

On Friday, the action will shift to Community Bank Park on the campus of Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. Game one between Missouri Baptist and Cumberland is set to begin at noon followed by Shawnee State and Missouri Baptist at 3:30. Carey will take on Shawnee State in the nightcap at 7:00 pm.

On Saturday, the Invitational will move to Wildcat Stadium at Pearl River Community College for three games beginning at noon. Carey will play the final two games of the day as they take on Missouri Baptist at 3:30 pm and Cumberland at 7 pm.

The next weekend WCU will return to Community Bank Park for a three game series with Lindsey Wilson College on February 11-12.

Future game sites have yet to be determined. Stay up to date with William Carey Athletics by visiting www.careyathletics.com.