Norfolk State University and the Norfolk Tides have announced the continuation of an exhibition game series between the two teams. This year’s contest, which is the sixth meeting between the two teams over the past seven years, will take place on Tuesday, April 5, 5:45 p.m. at Harbor Park. Gates will open at 5 p.m. for the seven-inning game.
All advance tickets must be purchased through NSU. Tickets are now available at the NSU Ticket Center on campus or the athletics business office in Joseph Echols Hall. Tickets are also on sale at the home NSU baseball games. All seats are general admission, with prices of $7 for adults and $5 for children. All ticket proceeds from the contest benefit the NSU baseball program. Fans can purchase tickets the day of the game at the Harbor Park ticket office.
The previous five contests between NSU and the Tides drew 38,145 fans to Harbor Park, an average of 7,629 per game. The Tides won last year’s game, 3-0, before 6,766 fans. NSU is the defending MEAC Northern Division regular-season champion, opened its 2016 collegiate season with a three-game series against Lehigh at Marty L. Miller Field last month.
The Tides, the Triple-A minor league affiliates of the Baltimore Orioles, open their 2016 regular season on Thursday, April 7 vs. Gwinnett at 7:05 pm. Season tickets, group tickets, picnics and patios are currently available for the 2016 season. For pricing and additional information, stop by the Harbor Park Box Office, visit norfolktides.com or call (757) 622-2222.