Tickets for the 14th Annual Spring Training Banquet are now on sale and former UNCW baseball standout Rick Jones will be one of several featured speakers.
The banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, on campus at the Burney Center.
Jones was recently voted to be inducted into UNCW’s Hall of Fame as well as the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame earlier in the fall. Jones was a reliever on the 1975 Seahawks squad that reached the NAIA World Series and later went on to lead Tulane to 12 NCAA tournament regionals and two College World Series appearances.
Joining Jones as a featured speaker are former UNCW outfielder Larry Honeycutt, who helped the Seahawks to a NJCAA World Series title and senior Terence Connelly, a two-time All-CAA infielder.
Tickets are limited for the banquet. Contact the UNCW baseball office for more information at (910) 962-3570. Individual tickets may be purchased for $60 each or $600 for a corporate table (seven seats).
If seats are still available, the final date to purchase them will be January 20, 2016.