Feb. 10, 2003
TEMPE, Ariz. (www.TheSunDevils.com) -- The No. 5 Arizona State Sun Devil Baseball team will continue its stretch of 25 consecutive games in the state of Arizona next weekend with the inaugural Coca-Cola Spring Training College Baseball Classic at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Ariz.
The tournament, hosted by the city of Surprise on Feb. 14-16 at the new spring training facility of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers, will feature the Sun Devils (14-1), perennial college baseball power Oklahoma State (1-1), Oregon State (1-2) and Gonzaga (0-0).
ASU, currently 14-1 after a three-game series sweep of BYU last weekend, will play the second game of the tournament at 7 p.m. on Friday against Gonzaga. Oklahoma State and Pac-10 representative Oregon State will meet in the first game ever played at Surprise Stadium at 3 p.m. All ASU games can be viewed via the statistical GameTracker on www.TheSunDevils.com.
|Friday||Feb. 14||Oklahoma State vs. Oregon State||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||3 p.m.|
|Friday||Feb. 14||ASU vs. Gonzaga||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||7 p.m.|
|Saturday||Feb. 15||Gonzaga vs. Oregon State||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||12 p.m.|
|Saturday||Feb. 15||ASU vs. Oklahoma State||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||4 p.m.|
|Sunday||Feb. 16||Oklahoma State vs. Gonzaga||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||11 a.m.|
|Sunday||Feb. 16||ASU vs. Oregon State||Surprise, Ariz. o Surprise Stadium||3 p.m.|
Ticket Prices: Individual game tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and $5 for students and children 18 years and younger. ASU season tickets are not included for these games. Game-day parking will be $4. A three-day tournament pass costs $30 (6 games total) for adults and $25 for seniors, students and children. The tournament pass also includes free parking for the weekend. Tickets are available at the Surprise Stadium Ticket Office (15960 Bullard Ave.) The box office is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. For more information please call (623) 594-5600.
Directions to Surprise Stadium: From the East Valley, ASU fans can get to Surprise Stadium in about 35 minutes. The easiest and most direct route would be taking 1-10 West towards Los Angeles and then taking the Loop 101 North to Grand Ave. (Route 60). Follow Grand Ave. (Route 60) to Bell Road and make left hand turn onto Bullard Ave. Stadium on your right one mile down.