Baseball Weekly Release

Georgia Baseball Season Ticket Drive Now Underway

Jan. 14, 2002

ATHENS-----The 2002 University of Georgia baseball season ticket campaign is now underway for the defending Southeastern Conference champions.

Season tickets for the 29-game home season are only $75 for the general public with University of Georgia faculty getting a special rate of $20. Please contact the UGA Ticket Office at 706-542-1231 or toll free at 1-877-542-1231 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Led by first-year coach and Bulldog alumnus David Perno, Georgia opens the 2002 season on Feb. 22 at the Savannah Shootout, a tournament featuring North Carolina, Connecticut and Armstrong Atlantic State. Georgia's home opener will be Feb. 26 against Mercer. Following an exhibition against the Atlanta Braves on Feb. 28 in Florida, Georgia returns home on March 2 for the start of a season-long nine-game homestand including the beginning of league play.

Georgia's home schedule features SEC series with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and South Carolina along with games against Atlantic Coast Conference schools Georgia Tech and Clemson. For a complete schedule, please visit Georgia's website at

The 2002 Georgia Bulldog squad features 14 returning lettermen highlighted by a veteran bullpen in seniors Jeffery Carswell, Bill Sharpton and Max Havel along with senior outfielders Adam Swann, Kris Edge and sophomore David Coffey.

"We hope Georgia fans got a chance to experience the excitement at Foley Field last season, and we invite them to come be a part of it this year," said Perno. "The support was outstanding, and we aim to give Bulldogs fans another exciting team to watch in 2002."

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