Baseball tickets go on sale Monday

University Park, Pa. — Season tickets for the Penn State baseball team's 2009 season will go on sale Monday, Jan. 19. Current season-ticket holders and new customers can log on to GoPSUsports.com, beginning at midnight, or call (814) 272-1711, starting at 9 a.m., to purchase tickets for the Nittany Lions' third season in Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

The Nittany Lions are slated to play 22 games this season at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, home of Penn State baseball. Head coach Robbie Wine's squad opens its home schedule on Friday, March 20 against New York Tech at 3:35 p.m.

General admission season tickets are priced at $63 each. "In the Box" seats, which encompass the two sections above the Nittany Lions' dugout and on-deck circle, can be purchased for $99 for the season. Student tickets are available for the full 22-game schedule for $25.

Each season-ticket holder will receive an opportunity to take batting practice on the field with the coaching staff, a tour of the Medlar Field at Lubrano Park with the Penn State baseball team, early entry to all home games, an autograph session with the Nittany Lion players and a group picture on the infield. Should events be added to the home schedule, tickets will be awarded at no extra charge.

The home schedule showcases four three-game series against Big Ten opponents, including Ohio State, Purdue, Illinois and Minnesota. Along with New York Tech, Penn State's non-conference schedule features games against Bucknell, Kent State, Pittsburgh, Mount St. Mary's, La Salle and Villanova.

Single game tickets are also available for the 2009 season. "In the Box" seats can be bought for $6, while general admission is $4. Students can attend individual games for $2. Tickets for groups of 20 or more are obtainable for $3 apiece.

Promotional events for the upcoming season include several Dollar Dog games, fireworks, Steal a Base/Steal a Taco, THON night, Big Ten Championship weekend, an Easter egg hunt, Throw-Back Night, Code Blue and the Blue/White game weekend.

With an expansive concourse, a beautiful façade and an eye-catching view of Mount Nittany, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, with a capacity of 5,406, has become one of the premier college baseball facilities, earning national recognition from the sport's top media outlets. Rivals.com recently named it one of the 10 best collegiate stadiums in the nation.

Penn State opens its season on Feb. 21 against St. John's at the inaugural Big Ten/Big East Challenge in Dunedin, Fla. It will also face Northwestern and Seton Hall during the competition in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area.

2009 Penn State Baseball Full Season Ticket Prices

"In the Box" (Sections 106 & 107): $99
General Admission Adult: $63
Students: $25

2009 Penn State Baseball Individual Game Prices

"In the Box": $6
General Admission Adult: $4
Students: $2
Groups of 20 or more (General Admission): $3

2009 Penn State Baseball Home Schedule

March 20: New York Tech, 3:35 p.m. (Posters/Magnets/Schedule Card Giveaways)
March 21: New York Tech, 1:05 p.m. (Posters/Magnets/Schedule Card Giveaways)
March 22: New York Tech, 12:05 p.m. (Posters/Magnets/Schedule Card Giveaways)
March 27: Ohio State, 6:35 p.m. (Dollar Dog Night)
March 28: Ohio State, 2:05 p.m.
March 29: Ohio State, 1:05 p.m.
March 31: Bucknell, 6:35 p.m. (Steal a Base/Steal a Taco)
April 1: Kent State, 5:35 p.m.
April 7: Pittsburgh, 6:35 p.m. (Throwback Night)
April 8: Bucknell, 6:35 p.m.
April 10: Purdue, 6:35 p.m. (Code Blue, Dollar Dogs, Big Ten Championship Weekend)
April 11: Purdue, 2:05 p.m. (Big Ten Championship Weekend)
April 12: Purdue, 1:05 p.m. (Easter Egg Hunt, Big Ten Championship Weekend)
April 15: Mount St. Mary's, 6:35 p.m. (THON Night)
April 24: Illinois, 6:35 p.m. (Fireworks, Blue/White Game Weekend)
April 25: Illinois, 4:35 p.m. (Blue/White Game Weekend)
April 26: Illinois, 1:05 p.m. (Blue/White Game Weekend)
April 29: La Salle, 6:35 p.m.
May 12: Villanova, 6:35 p.m. (Steal a Base/Steal a Taco)
May 14: Minnesota, 6:35 p.m. (Senior Day, Little League Weekend)
May 15: Minnesota, 2:05 p.m. (Dollar Dog, Little League Weekend)
May 16: Minnesota, 1:05 p.m. (Little League Weekend)

* All games, times and promotions subject to change. All times Eastern. Please check GoPSUsports.com for details and up-to-date information regarding Penn State baseball.

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Last Updated November 18, 2010