Spring is right around the corner.
The university announced today that the Blue/White Spring game will be a ticketed event this year with reserved seating. The game will take place on April 13th at 7 PM.
If you are a season ticket holder, there will be a special availability for the free tickets beginning on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 9 AM. Current season ticket holders will be able to obtain up to eight reserved seats. Tickets can be obtained online at TicketMaster, by calling TicketMaster, or in person at TicketMaster outlets in Kentucky. While tickets are free, there will be a small service charge per ticket.
Kentucky will students will be able to obtain their free tickets beginning Thursday at 9 AM at the Joe Craft Center ticket office. Students can get up two tickets per Student ID.
If you are not a season ticket holder or student, the remaining tickets will be available to the general public through the same TicketMaster channels starting on Monday, March 11 at 9 AM.
The first pitch for the home opener at Cliff Hagan Stadium is a mere moments away. If you are not at the Cliff, you can tune in online or via 1580 AM in Lexington. Neil Price has the call on the UK IMG Network. Freshman RHP Kyle Cody (0-0, 13.50 ERA) takes the mound in the home opener against Murray State. The Racers will start senior RHP Tim Vonder Haar (1-0, 3.86 ERA).
Leftfielder Lucas Witt had a few web gems in Sunday’s win against Coastal Carolina.
Former Wildcat standout Collin Cowgill has seen some action early in Spring Training games for the New York Mets. In Grapefruit League play through yesterday’s games, Cowgill was 3 for 5 with a run, two doubles, 2 RBIs, 2 walks, and 2 stolen bases. Cowgill has a good chance of making the opening day roster for the Mets after being traded from the Oakland Athletics in the offseason.