Nov. 1, 2012


USA Baseball-Irish Classic to debut in 2013


Notre Dame and USA Baseball will join forces in holding the inaugural USA Baseball-Irish Classic presented by the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance.


The tournament will run from March 1-3 and be played at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. Joining Notre Dame in the field will be Massachusetts, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Virginia Tech.


Tickets are now on sale, with weekend passes going for $25 and day passes for $10 per adult. Children under 12 will be admitted free.


Friday, March 1

Rhode Island vs. Virginia Tech, 12 p.m., Field 2

Massachusetts vs. Notre Dame, 3 p.m., Field 3

Ohio vs. Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m., Field 2

Notre Dame vs. Tennessee, 6:30 p.m., Coleman Field


Saturday, March 2

Ohio vs. Rhode Island, 12 p.m., Coleman Field

Massachusetts vs. Tennessee, 3 p.m., Field 2

Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech, 6 p.m., Coleman Field


Sunday, March 3

Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech, 11 a.m., Coleman Field

Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island, 11 a.m., Field 2

Massachusetts vs. Ohio, 11 a.m., Field 3