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Tickets On Sale for 2017 USA Baseball Irish Classic

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The event will feature eight teams and is set for March 3-5

 

DURHAM, N.C. -- With the eight-team field set for the 2017 USA Baseball Irish Classic sponsored by the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, Notre Dame and the Town of Cary have announced single-game tickets and event passes are now available for purchase for the fifth annual event. The tournament runs March 3-5 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex and will feature host University of Notre Dame, North Carolina State University, Maryland, Rhode Island, Dayton, UMass Lowell, William & Mary and Monmouth.

"We are excited to welcome Notre Dame and NC State back to the USA Baseball National Training Complex for the fifth year of this great event," said Executive Director/CEO of USA Baseball, Paul Seiler. "We are looking forward to the Irish Classic once again being a first class baseball event for North Carolina with the return of these teams and the addition of so many other great teams."

The fifth installment of the event will feature 13 games between the eight teams. Eleven games will be played at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., while two games will be hosted at North Carolina State University's Doak Field.

Tickets for the games at the USA Baseball National Training Complex can be purchased at UND.com/BuyTickets as daily or all-session passes and children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge. Tickets for the games at Doak Field are available separately through NC State.

The Town of Cary recently received the National Gold Medal Grand Plaque Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The award honors U/S/ communities that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development and agency recognition.

2017 USA Baseball-Irish Classic Schedule
Friday, March 3:
Game 1: Dayton vs. UMass Lowell - 1 p.m. (EST) - NTC Stadium Field
Game 2: Monmouth vs. William & Mary - 2 p.m. (EST) - NTC Field 2
Game 3: NC State vs. Rhode Island - 3 p.m. (EST) - Doak Field
Game 4: Notre Dame vs. Maryland - 4:30 p.m. (EST) - NTC Stadium Field

Saturday, March 4:
Game 1: Rhode Island vs. Monmouth - 11:30 a.m. (EST) - NTC Field 3
Game 2: Notre Dame vs. UMass Lowell - 12 p.m. (EST) - NTC Stadium Field
Game 3: William & Mary vs. Dayton - 1 p.m. (EST) - NTC Field 2
Game 4: Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island - 4 p.m. (EST) - NTC Field 3
Game 5: Maryland vs. NC State - 4:30 p.m. (EST) - NTC Stadium Field

Sunday, March 5:
Game 1: Notre Dame vs. Monmouth - 11 a.m. (EST) - NTC Field 2
Game 2: Rhode Island vs. William & Mary - 11:45 a.m. (EST) - NTC Stadium Field
Game 3: Dayton vs. Maryland - 12:30 p.m. (EST) - NTC Field 3
Game 4: NC State vs. UMass Lowell - 1 p.m. (EST) - Doak Field

Contact: Brad Young - mediarelations@usabaseball.com, (919) 474-8721 x212 or Emily Fedewa, 919-474-8721 x255
 

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