LEXINGTON, Ky. – Single-game tickets for Kentucky Baseball’s 50th and final season at Cliff Hagan Stadium are set to go on sale Thursday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m., it was announced on Monday.
Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. General admission single game tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors, with children five and under admitted free. A special Triple Crown general admission package that includes the Feb. 27 game against Western Kentucky, Mar. 6 game versus Eastern Kentucky and Mar. 13 game versus Murray State is available for $3 per game for all ages.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early to secure seats in the general admission areas. Purchasing a general admission ticket does not necessarily guarantee a seat in the stadium. General admission seating areas consists of bleacher seating in Sections A & C (Rows 12-19), Section H (third base bleachers), and standing room along the third base line.
Kentucky will begin the 2018 season where it left off a year ago, as a top 10 team with plenty of buzz around the program. Baseball America, the longstanding staple of collegiate and prep baseball, ranked the Wildcats no. 8 in its preseason poll released on Tuesday. The No. 8 ranking is the highest ever for Kentucky in Baseball America’s preseason top 25 poll.
The Cats are coming off a 43-win season that saw the program advance to its first-ever Super Regional and finish ranked in the top 10. All-American outfielder Tristan Pompey, second-team All-Southeastern Conference catcher Troy Squires, catcher/first baseman Kole Cottam and infielder Luke Becker return to what was a potent lineup last season and will be joined by one of the nation’s top junior college recruiting classes.
The Cats open their season at Wofford on Feb. 16 and have a home schedule loaded with quality opponents including defending national champion Florida, consensus preseason top five-ranked Texas Tech, Louisville, South Carolina and the final series at The Cliff when Mississippi State comes to town May 11-13.