Field/Schedule Set For 2010 Whataburger College Classic

November 27, 2009

Host Texas A&M Corpus Christ Joined By UCLA, Mississippi St. & Oklahoma

CORPUS CHRISTI – In the four-year history of the Whataburger College Classic, fans have been treated to appearances by top-ranked Rice and Arizona and all-tournament performances from players like Ike Davis, Sam Demel, Aaron Luna, Joe Savery, Colt Sedbrook, Eric Sogard and Jon Gaston.

WhataburgerNationally-ranked and renowned clubs like Arizona State, TCU, Texas Tech, Notre Dame and South Alabama have also spent parts of their spring breaks at 734 East Port Avenue.

How does this sound for 2010? UCLA, Mississippi State and Oklahoma join Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the Whataburger College Classic’s fifth edition March 12-14 at Whataburger Field.

The Bruins, Bulldogs and Sooners have combined for 77 NCAA tournament appearances and 19 trips to Omaha for the College World Series. The Sooners were national champions in 1951 and 1994 and finished 18th nationally in 2009.

Recalled Corpus Christi Hooks president Ken Schrom: “My first response when the field for 2010 was finalized was ‘WOW!’ This will be a weekend at Whataburger Field to remember with three of college baseball’s elite programs. It’ll be a great opportunity for fans throughout South Texas – fans of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in particular – to come out and see the best in college baseball.”

Tickets go to public sale for the Fifth Annual Whataburger College Classic on Friday, February 12. Hooks season-ticket holders may reserve their same-seat locations by calling the box office at 361-561-HOOK, x: 1. Season-ticket invoices offered the option.

Whataburger College Classic adult ticket packages for all three days are just $18, a terrific value! Youth packages (ages 4-12) are $9. Daily tickets are $8 and $4. Children 3-and-under are admitted free.

The schedule:

Friday, March 12

Mississippi State vs. Oklahoma, 2 p.m.

TAMUCC vs. UCLA, 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 13

Oklahoma vs. TAMUCC, 1 p.m.

Mississippi State vs. UCLA, 5 p.m.

Sunday, March 14

Oklahoma vs. UCLA, 11 a.m.

Mississippi State vs. TAMUCC, 3 p.m. (DH)


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