Wolfpack and Aggies to Kick Off Rare Day-Night Doubleheader at NewBridge Bank Park

Posted by Press Release on February 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Wolfpack, Aggies to Kick Off Rare Day-Night Doubleheader

N.C. State and A&T to Play 1:00PM Game on April 23, 2016/Followed by Hoppers vs. Power at 7:00PM

(Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers announced today that N.C. State and A&T will play at NewBridge Bank Park on Saturday April 23, 2016 at 1:00PM Later that evening the Greensboro Grasshoppers will host the Lakewood Blueclaws with the first pitch scheduled for 7:00PM.

“Elliott (NC State Head Baseball Coach Elliott Avent), called me back in the fall and asked if we were interested in hosting this game and I jumped at the opportunity, said Grasshoppers President and General Manager Donald Moore. It gives us the rare opportunity to showcase a Top-20 nationally ranked program playing one of our local schools. We’re excited and look forward to a great day of baseball,” Moore continued.

“We’re proud to visit Greensboro’s NewBridge Bank Park. It’s a terrific facility in a great city. We’re excited to play in front of our great fans in that area, and to compete against North Carolina A&T,” said NC State Head Coach Elliott Avent.

“We have a great relationship with Coach Avent and are very excited we could work it out to play at NewBridge Bank Park. This is a great opportunity for our players and we look forward to hosting NC State at such at a first-class venue,” said North Carolina A&T State University Head Coach Ben Hall.

Tickets pricing will be $10.00 for Adults and $8.00 for Seniors, Children 5-12, and active Military personnel.

Tickets for this game will go on sale to the public at 9:00AM Monday February 15. Tickets can be purchased in person at NewBridge Bank Park, by phone (336) 268.2255 OR online at www.gsohoppers.com

The Grasshoppers kick off their 2016 home regular season Thursday April 7 at 7:00 PM versus the West Virginia Power. For ticket information call 336-268-2255 or go to www.gsohoppers.com. – Individual 2016 season game tickets go on sale Monday – Feb 15.


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