Ball State's baseball team spent the early mornings all winter in the weight room preparing for the season opener Feb. 14.
The Cardinals, under the direction of head coach Rich Maloney, worked out with the strength and conditioning staff at 5:30 a.m. to get ready for the season.
Ball State's Joel Godett went behind the scenes with the baseball team during early morning workouts with baseball strength coach Chase Campbell.
The baseball team plans to make a lot of gains in the weight room and be prepared for the Feb. 14 season opener vs. Morehead State in Spartanburg, S.C.
The Cardinals will play four games in Spartanburg before heading to the Snow Bird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla., Feb. 21-23.
Ball State is scheduled to open the home portion of its schedule March 14-16 with a four-game series vs. IPFW at Ball Diamond.