Knights To Host Record Eight College Baseball Games At BB&T Ballpark This Year

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte Knights Chief Operating Officer Dan Rajkowski announced Thursday that long-time partner Sunbelt Rentals will be the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Collegiate Baseball Series at BB&T Ballpark.

In all, this year’s series will consist of eight games at the home of the Knights — the most in the ballpark’s history. The 2019 Sunbelt Rentals Collegiate Baseball Series officially kicks off on Friday, March 1st with Appalachian State University hosting Gardner-Webb University at 7:05 p.m.

“As a long-time partner of the Charlotte Knights, we are proud to support the Collegiate Baseball Series,” stated Bryan Gassler, Director of Marketing at Sunbelt Rentals. “These competitive events are exciting to be a part of, and we’re looking forward to welcoming the college teams and their fans to our beloved City of Charlotte.”

Representatives from Sunbelt Rentals (Kim Brown and Randi Simpson), along with head baseball coaches from the Charlotte 49ers (Loren Hibbs), Queens University (Jack McDowell), Davidson College (Rucker Taylor), and Winthrop University (Tom Riginos), were all hand for Thursday’s media session at BB&T Ballpark in preparation of the upcoming series.

Tickets for all games in the 2019 Sunbelt Rentals Collegiate Baseball Series will go on sale to the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9th at the BB&T Ballpark ticket office in Uptown Charlotte. Online ticket sales will begin at 12:00 PM that day at CharlotteKnights.com. The ticket office will be open until 2:00 p.m. on February 9th. Field Box tickets for select games start as low as just $10. Fans can also purchase an eight-game plan for just $80. More details on all ticket prices can be found online at CharlotteKnights.com.

The full list of games in the 2019 Sunbelt Rentals Collegiate Baseball Series, along with first pitch times, are as follows:

Friday, March 1st
Gardner-Webb University vs. Appalachian State University (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch

Saturday, March 2nd
Furman University vs. Wake Forest University (HOME)
2:05 p.m. First Pitch

Friday, March 8th
Lenoir-Rhyne University vs. Queens University (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch

Tuesday, March 12th
North Carolina State University vs. Charlotte 49ers (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch

Wednesday, March 13th
Winthrop University vs. Davidson College (HOME)
6:05 p.m. First Pitch

Tuesday, March 26th
Clemson University vs. Charlotte 49ers (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch

Tuesday, April 2nd
North Carolina State University vs. University of South Carolina (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch

Tuesday, April 16th
University of South Carolina vs. University of North Carolina (HOME)
7:05 p.m. First Pitch