Tuesday, May 19, 2015

American Athletic Conference Championship Coming to Bright House Field

While the Clearwater Threshers embark on a road trip for the next week, the American Athletic Conference will be using Bright House Field for their annual championship tournament. The tournament will feature the University of South Florida's baseball team, the University of Central Florida, and several other conference teams.

According to the press release:
Bright House Field will host The American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship from May 19-24. This year’s tournament will include eight teams and will be a double-elimination format until the final. Teams in The American championship tournament are UCF, Cincinnati, UConn, East Carolina, Houston, Memphis, USF, and Tulane.
The tournament’s first two games will be televised live on CBS Sports Network Tuesday, May 19. The American Digital Network will have live coverage of games from Wednesday, May 20, through Saturday, May 23. The May 24 final will be live on ESPNU.
The American’s conference RPI is rated third of the 32 Division I conferences, while the league has six teams among the top 50 in RPI and seven among the top 60.
Visit the Bright House Field Ticket Office for tickets or call 727-467-4457 to order or for more information. All tickets will be general admission: $8/day or $6/day for students, seniors, children, and military. A tournament 6-day pass is $36 or $18 for students, seniors, children, and military.

The University of South Florida Bulls, who went 32-22-1, averaged 758 fans per game this season at the USF Baseball Stadium.