LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville Cardinals and Northern Kentucky University Norse will play a regular season baseball game at Louisville Slugger Field this Wednesday, April 26. First pitch for the game, hosted by the Louisville Bats, is scheduled for 6:00 PM. Gates open at 5:00 PM.
To purchase tickets visit http://bit.ly/uofl-nku or call the Bats Ticket Office at (855) 228-8497. All reserved seat tickets are only $5 each. UofL students with valid student ID will be admitted free of charge.
Fans that purchase a full championship or weekend package for the Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship held at Louisville Slugger Field from May 23-28 will receive free admission to the Louisville-NKU regular season game. ACC Championship ticket package information can be found here.
"We are very excited to host the Cardinals and Norse at Louisville Slugger Field," said Louisville Bats Senior Vice President Greg Galiette. "With the ACC Championship being played at Louisville Slugger Field, this allows the Bats and the University of Louisville to begin their partnership towards putting on a great week-long Championship experience in our community."
The April 26 contest against NKU will be UofL's first game at Louisville Slugger Field since earning a 7-5 victory over Kentucky in 2003. The 2017 ACC Championship will not only be the first at Louisville Slugger Field, but it will also be the first to include 12 teams and feature a pool play format leading into a four-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the league champion.
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