SHU Baseball Alumni Softball Game Planned for Sept. 29 as part of Homecoming Weekend

SHU Baseball Alumni Softball Game Planned for Sept. 29 as part of Homecoming Weekend

(Fairfield, CT) – SHU Baseball Head Coach Nick Giaquinto has announced this year's SHU Pioneer Baseball Alumni Softball Game will be played on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Veterans Baseball Field in Bridgeport.

Every year, Coach Giaquinto plans the alumni event around homecoming weekend and the SHU Football game at Campus Field, which will be played at 12:00 pm against Central Connecticut.  First pitch of the alumni softball game will be at 9:30 am, with warm up at 9:00 am. 

All Baseball alumni are invited to the Alumni Tent Varsity Club Event at the Football game afterwards.  The event will begin at 11:00am at the William H. Pitt Center end zone picnic area. Check in will be next to the main campus field gate. Price of admission includes unlimited food, two drink tickets, a ticket to the football game (which will be televised on Fox College Sports), and a $10 donation to the Alumni Association Scholarship fund. A cash bar will be available with photo ID. There will also be a kids area for the 'little reds' to make crafts, get their faces painted, and enjoy the bouncy inflatables.

"We've got it all here for you—there's no need to bring anything but yourself, your friends, and your family!" said Coach Giaquinto.

Veterans Baseball field is located behind Winthrop School on 85 Eckart St. Bridgeport.  Parking is also available from Madison Ave at the tennis courts, followed by a walking through the soccer fields.

Those playing are asked to email Coach Giaquinto at  In the event  of inclement weather, call Coach Giaquinto's voice mail at (203) 365-7632 and check on the status of the game.