May 25, 2003
Georgia Tech has been selected to host one of 16 regional tournaments this weekend in the opening round of the NCAA Baseball Championship. The NCAA Atlanta Regional will be held Friday through Sunday at Russ Chandler Stadium on the Tech campus.
The 64-team NCAA field, including the three other teams that will join Tech in the NCAA Atlanta Regional, will be announced Monday at 12:30 p.m ET, live on ESPN2.
Game times for the NCAA Atlanta Regional will be 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, followed by 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday’s championship game is slated for 1 p.m., with a second game to follow, if necessary, 45 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.
Georgia Tech is guaranteed to play its first game on Friday at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the NCAA Atlanta Regional are on sale now at www.ramblinwreck.com. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Georgia Tech Office, Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., or at the gate, beginning Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Tournament books, including tickets for all seven sessions, are priced at $84 for a reserved chairback seat and $70 for a reserved bench seat between first and third base. Single-game tickets are priced at $12 for a a reserved chairback seat, $10 for a reserved bench seat between first and third base, $7 for a general admission bleacher seat, and $5 for a general admission student ticket.
The winner of the NCAA Atlanta Regional advances to one of eight NCAA Super Regionals, scheduled for June 6-8 on campus sites.
Along with Georgia Tech, NCAA Regionals will also be hosted by Arizona State, Auburn, Cal State Fullerton, Florida State, Long Beach State, LSU, Miami, Mississippi State, Nebraska, NC State (in Wilson, N.C.), Rice, Southern Mississippi, Stanford, Texas and Texas A&M.
Friday, May 30
Game 2, No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 seed, 3 p.m.
Game 1, No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 seed, 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 31
Game 3, Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 11 a.m.
Game 4, Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game, 3 p.m.
Game 5, Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 1
Game 6, Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 (first possible championship game), 1 p.m.
Game 7, Same teams, if necessary, 45 minutes after Game 6
Available on-line at www.ramblinwreck.com, at the Georgia Tech Ticket Office (1.888.TECH.TIX) or at the gate.
Tournament Books, Reserved Chairback Seat, $84
Tournament Books, Reserved Bench Seat, $70
Single Game, Reserved Chairback Seat, $12
Single Game, Reserved Bench Seat, $10
Single Game, General Admission, $7
Single Game, Student General Admission, $5
Tickets ordered on-line or by phone will be available at the Russ Chandler Stadium Will Call (Gate 3, Third Base Side) beginning 90 minutes prior to the first game each day.
Parking for the NCAA Atlanta 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)
A09 Lot (4th Street)