NORTH AUGUSTA, SC: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, in partnership with Augusta University (Peach Belt Conference), are excited to announce that on Thursday, March 28th, Augusta University will make its first trip to SRP Park to host the University of South Carolina Aiken (Peach Belt Conference). First pitch is slated for 6:35PM with gates opening at 5:30PM.
Individual tickets go on-sale to the general public at the SRP Park Box Office (187 Railroad Ave, North Augusta) on Monday, March 18th at 9AM. Fans who would like to purchase online will be able to at 10AM. There will be NO phone orders for the USC Aiken v. Augusta University game.
"I really appreciate the opportunity afforded to AU Baseball by the GreenJackets organization. We have had a tremendous working relationship. This gives our coaches and student athletes a first-class playing experience at one of the best baseball venues in the country, SRP Park." Clint Bryant, Augusta University Director of Athletics
The GreenJackets & Augusta University will open up VIP ticket sales to GreenJackets Season Seat Holders, Sponsors & both Augusta University and USC Aiken Alumni Clubs on Friday, March 15th from 10AM - midnight. Augusta University and USC Aiken Alumni members will receive correspondence from their respective schools.
"We are excited to welcome Augusta University and USC Aiken to host a Baseball Border Bash with bragging rights on the line at SRP Park," stated GreenJackets Vice President Tom Denlinger. "This is another great opportunity for the community to come out and support regional baseball and pack SRP Park as the countdown to Opening Day is underway!"
Ticket Pricing for the USC Aiken v. Augusta University game:
- WOW! Club and MurphyAdvantage.com Club (1st & 3rd Base Club)- $13*
- Lower Bowl- $6*
- Students with ID and Kids 3-12- $4*
*$1 from every ticket will go to benefit the USC Aiken Baseball Program after their unfortunate bus fire from this weekend. *
About Augusta University Baseball
The 2019 Augusta Jaguars sport a 31-man roster and are back for the third season under head coach Chris Howell. Augusta returned 16 players from 2018 and signed 11 new position players and six new pitchers. The Jaguars are ranked second in the Peach Belt Conference in home runs, triples, and slugging percentage and are top five in hits, doubles, RBI, extra-base hits, and walks. Augusta started the season with 14 home games at Jaguar Field and have scored eight or more runs in 19 games this season.
About the Augusta GreenJackets
SRP Park is the anchor piece of Riverside Village, a live, work, "playball" development which includes apartment living, senior living, retail, restaurants, class "A" office space, and a Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. To learn more about SRP Park and hosting events and availability, visit www.thesrppark.com.
2019 Augusta GreenJackets season tickets are on sale now. To learn more about the benefits and to get in on the 2019 action, visit www.greenjacketsbaseball.com or call (803) 349-WINS (9467).
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