May 7, 2009
University of Cincinnati head football coach Brian Kelly will drop the puck for game three of the American Conference Finals between the Cincinnati Cyclones and South Carolina Stingrays on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. inside U.S. Bank Arena.
The winner of the series will advance to the Kelly Cup Finals. Tickets start at $12 and are available by calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting ticketmaster.com.
Games one and two will take place at the North Charleston Coliseum, Saturday, May 9, and Monday, May 11, respectively.
The Cyclones advanced to the series by rallying to defeat Wheeling in seven games of the opening round and then sweeping Elmira in four games. The Cyclones claimed the North Division regular season title with a 41-26-5 record. It was the second straight year the club captured the North Division regular season title and followed it up with the North Division playoff championship.
South Carolina (42-23-6) finished off Florida in a six-game series last night (4-3 in overtime) and also knocked off Charlotte in a six-game affair in the opening round of the playoffs. It is the second straight season that these clubs have met in the American Conference Finals. The Stingrays have won the Kelly Cup twice (1997 and 2001).
Tickets for all Cyclones games can be purchased at the U.S. Bank Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets including select Kroger stores, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com. The most up-to-date information and broadcast of the games can be found at cycloneshockey.com.
The Bearcats will open the 2009 season on Monday, Sept. 7, in a 4 p.m. BIG EAST Conference game at Rutgers. Season tickets are available now by calling 1-877-CATS-TIX or visiting CATSTIX.com.