Feb. 15, 2008

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The top-ranked Arizona Wildcats, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, South Alabama Jaguars and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders compete in the Third Annual Whataburger College Classic March 7-8-9 at Whataburger Field.

Reserved-seat tournament packages and daily reserved tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday, February 15) at 9 a.m. at the Whataburger Field Box Office. Tickets will also be available online at cchooks.com/tickets or by calling 361-561-4665, ext. 1.

Whataburger College Classic ticket packages are $18 for adults and $9 for youth 4-12. Packages include admission to six games over three days. Daily tickets are $8 and $4. Children 3 and under are free.

The Baseball America Team Workout Day/Home Run Derby unfolds at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. TAMUCC, South Alabama and Arizona practice for an hour before the derby at 7 p.m. Notre Dame is traveling that evening. The event is free to the public and Corpus Christi Hooks 2008 individual game tickets go on sale at 6 p.m.

Whataburger Field’s first fireworks display of 2008 will be presented at the conclusion of the home run derby.

Here's the complete schedule:Thu., March 6   Baseball America Team Workout Day/HR Derby, 4 p.m.Fri., March 7   Notre Dame vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 3 p.m.                South Alabama vs. Arizona, 7 p.m.Sat., March 8   South Alabama vs. Notre Dame, 3 p.m.                Arizona vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 7 p.m.Sun., March 9   Notre Dame vs. Arizona, noon                Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. South Alabama, 4 p.m.

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