Tech Hosts Tennessee in NCAA Super Regional

June 7, 2005

ATLANTA–Georgia Tech (45-17), champions of the NCAA Atlanta Regional, will host Tennessee (44-19) in the NCAA Atlanta Super Regional, Friday through Sunday, June 10-12, at Russ Chandler Stadium on the Tech campus. Game times are 4 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m. on Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday, if necessary, with the winner of the three-game series advancing to the College World Series.

Tournament books, including tickets for all three sessions, are on sale now. Click here to purchase on-line or call the Georgia Tech Ticket Office (1.888.TECH.TIX).

Tournament books are priced at $36 for a reserved chairback seat, $30 for a reserved bench seat between first and third base, and $24 for general admission. Single-game tickets (if available) can be purchased only on the day of the game and will be priced at $12 for a reserved chairback seat, $10 for a reserved bench seat between first and third base, $8 for a general admission bleacher seat, and $7 for a general admission student/youth ticket.

All games in the NCAA Atlanta Super Regional will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2 with the Friday and Saturday games slated for ESPN2. Sunday’s network is TBA.

Tech’s Russ Chandler Stadium, which was rebuilt in 2002 and now seats 4,157, is hosting an NCAA Super Regional for the fourth time, following 2000, 2002 and 2004. The Jackets have also hosted seven NCAA regionals, for a total of 10 NCAA events. Tech is seeking its third trip to the College World Series, following berths in 1994 and 2002.

Tech, the No. 2 national seed, advanced by defeating Furman and then South Carolina twice in the Atlanta Regional, clinching the championship with a 5-0 victory over the Gamecocks Monday night. Tennessee clinched the Knoxville Regional with a victory over Wichita State Sunday.

Super Regionals are also being hosted by Tulane (vs. Rice), Nebraska (vs. Miami), Baylor (vs. Clemson), Mississippi (vs. Texas) Cal State Fullerton (vs. Arizona State), Florida (vs. Florida State), and Oregon State (vs. Southern Cal).

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULEFriday, June 10, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)Saturday, June 11, 1 p.m. (ESPN2)Sunday, June 12, 6 p.m. (TV TBA)

TICKETS Tournament Books, Reserved Chairback Seat, $36 Tournament Books, Reserved Bench Seat, $30 Tournament Books, General Admission, $24 Single Game, Reserved Chairback Seat, $12 Single Game, Reserved Bench Seat, $10 Single Game, General Admission, $8 Single Game, Student General Admission, $7

Tournament books only are available for advance purchase and are on sale now, on-line at www.ramblinwreck.com or at the Georgia Tech Ticket Office (1.888.TECH.TIX).

Tickets ordered on-line or by phone can picked up at the Georgia Tech Ticket Office, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., or at the Russ Chandler Stadium Will Call (Gate 3, Third Base Side) Friday beginning at 11:30 a.m.

All single-game tickets, if available, must be purchased on the day of the game at the Russ Chandler Stadium ticket booth (cash only), beginning 90 minutes prior to each game.

RECOMMENDED PARKING FOR NCAA ATLANTA SUPER REGIONAL

Parking for the NCAA Atlanta Super Regional is free of charge and is available in the following areas:

Alexander Memorial Coliseum (8th Street off Fowler Street)

O’Keefe Parking Lot (6th Street off Fowler Street)

Peter’s Parking Deck (Fowler Street at 4th Street)

Physics Lot (Ferst Drive at Atlantic Drive)

DIRECTIONS TO RUSS CHANDLER STADIUM AND RECOMMENDED PARKING

Russ Chandler Stadium is located on the Georgia Tech campus at the intersection of Fowler Street and Fifth Street.

From North of Atlanta:

Travelling south on I-75 or I-85, exit at 17th Street/14th Street/10th Street. Continue to 10th Street and turn right (west) on 10th Street. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Fowler Street.

To reach Russ Chandler Stadium: Continue on Fowler Street to the first traffic light, and the stadium is on the right, at the intersection of Fowler and Fifth Street.

To reach AMC Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 8th Street and proceed to AMC Lot

To reach O’Keefe Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 6th Street. Entrance to O’Keefe Lot is on the left.

To reach Peter’s Parking Deck: Continue on Fowler Street through one traffic light (going past Russ Chandler Stadium) and proceed to Peter’s Parking Deck.

From South of Atlanta/Airport/Downtown:

Travelling north on I-75 or I-85, exit at 10th Street and turn left onto 10th Street. Cross the interstate, and at the second traffic light, turn left onto Fowler Street.

To reach Russ Chandler Stadium: Continue on Fowler Street to the first traffic light, and the stadium is on the right, at the intersection of Fowler and Fifth Street.

To reach AMC Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 8th Street and proceed to AMC Lot

To reach O’Keefe Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 6th Street. Entrance to O’Keefe Lot is on the left.

To reach Peter’s Parking Deck: Continue on Fowler Street through one traffic light (going past Russ Chandler Stadium) and proceed to Peter’s Parking Deck.

From East or West of Atlanta

Take I-20 East or West to Atlanta. From I-20, go North on I-75/85. Exit at 10th Street and turn left onto 10th Street. Cross the interstate, and at the second traffic light, turn left onto Fowler Street.

To reach Russ Chandler Stadium: Continue on Fowler Street to the first traffic light, and the stadium is on the right, at the intersection of Fowler and Fifth Street.

To reach AMC Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 8th Street and proceed to AMC Lot

To reach O’Keefe Lot: From Fowler Street, turn left onto 6th Street. Entrance to O’Keefe Lot is on the left.

To reach Peter’s Parking Deck: Continue on Fowler Street through one traffic light (going past Russ Chandler Stadium) and proceed to Peter’s Parking Deck.

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