Nov. 29, 2016
By Michael Scholl
Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 USA Baseball-Irish Classic, featuring the host University of Notre Dame, NC State, Maryland, Rhode Island, Dayton, UMass Lowell, William & Mary and Monmouth. This year’s tournament runs March 3-5 and will see games played at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, as well as NC State’s on-campus facility, Doak Field.
Tickets are available via UND.com/BuyTickets and can be purchased as an all-session pass or on a dailiy basis, with children 12 and under admitted free of charge. Tickets purchased through Notre Dame are only valid for games played at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. NC State will handle ticketing for all games at the Wolfpack’s Doak Field.
All-session passes for games in Cary cost $30 for adults and $25 for a youth or senior ticket. Daily passes are available for $12 (adult) and $10 (youth/senior) or at a group rate of $8.
Friday, March 3
|Dayton vs. UMass Lowell||1 p.m.||NTC Stadium|
|Monmouth vs. William & Mary||2 p.m.||NTC 2|
|Notre Dame vs. Maryland||4:30 p.m.||NTC Stadium|
|NC State vs. Rhode Island||3 p.m.||Doak Field*|
Saturday, March 4
|Rhode Island vs. Monmouth||11:30 a.m.||NTC 3|
|Notre Dame vs. UMass Lowell||Noon||NTC Stadium|
|William & Mary vs. Dayton||1 p.m.||NTC 2|
|Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island||4 p.m.||NTC 3|
|Maryland vs. NC State||4:30 p.m.||NTC Stadium|
Sunday, March 5
|Notre Dame vs. Monmouth||11 a.m.||NTC 2|
|Rhode Island vs. William & Mary||11:45 a.m.||NTC Stadium|
|Dayton vs. Maryland||12:30 p.m.||NTC 3|
|NC State vs. UMass Lowell||1 p.m.||Doak Field*|
*Games played at NC State’s Doak Field not included in all-session or daily passes sold through Notre Dame.
Head coach Mik Aoki begins his seventh season at the helm of the Irish program in 2017. Notre Dame opens its campaign on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Alamo Irish Classic against Lafayette. The home slate opens on Tuesday, March 21, versus Northern Illinois. Click here to see the full schedule.
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Michael Scholl joined Fighting Irish Media in August 2016, coordinating communications for the baseball program and assisting with the football team at his alma mater. The South Bend native earned a degree in political science from the College of Arts & Letters in 2009 before going on to work in athletics communications at Providence College, Vanderbilt and Cincinnati.