Baseball to Host Alumni & Diamond Club Home Run Derby

Sept. 24, 2012

CINCINNATI -- The University of Cincinnati baseball team will kick off 2012 UC Homecoming festivities with its annual Diamond Club/Alumni Home Run Derby, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, at Marge Schott Stadium.

UC baseball alumni and Diamond Club members are invited to attend the derby, which is slated to run until approximately 8 p.m.

Batting practice for participants will take place in the Marge Schott Stadium batting cages from 6-6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided starting at 6:30 p.m. The derby competition will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 2012 UC Homecoming game against Miami University is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Nippert Stadium.

Baseball alumni and Diamond Club members are eligible for discounted homecoming game tickets.

To RSVP for the home run derby or for more information on homecoming football tickets for UC baseball alumni and Diamond Club members, please email UC Director of Baseball Operations Dan Menkins or call 513-556-0571.

For the most up-to-date homecoming information, log onto the UC Alumni Assocation's Homecoming website.