ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University's baseball program will host its 2019 Dugout Club Spring Kickoff Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, with events and activities for baseball alumni, supporters and fans of the program.
The weekend's festivities begin with a four-person golf scramble tournament (sold out) at Coral Canyon Golf Course on Friday beginning at 9 a.m. Following the tournament, the Seventh-Annual Baseball Banquet will be held at the DSU Gardner Center Ballroom at 6 p.m. The dinner will include a silent auction and a meet-and-greet with the 2019 DSU baseball team.
As part of the banquet and auction, Dixie State will recognize the 2004 NJCAA National Championship baseball team, which will be inducted into the DSU Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m., in the Gardner Center Ballroom.
Seating for the banquet is still available. The cost for the dinner is $50 per person or $400 for a table of eight. In addition, there is also a “Corporate Group” seating option for the banquet for $750, which includes seating for 16 people (two tables).
Following the DSU Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday, DSU will host its annual Alumni Game and barbecue at Bruce Hurst Field beginning at 1 p.m. There is a $20 fee for alumni who wish to play in the game, which includes batting practice, a vintage DSU jersey and lunch. Admission to the Alumni Game is free for fans.Comment on this story
For more information on the 2019 DSU Baseball Spring Kickoff Weekend and to find out how to become a member of the DSU Baseball Dugout Club, contact head baseball coach Chris Pfatenhauer at 435-652-7530 or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact DSU Associate Athletic Director Wendi Bulkley at 435-879-4295 or email@example.com.
Dixie State, which is in its first season as a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, officially opens the 2019 campaign with a four-game trip to Cal State San Bernardino on Feb. 1-3, where the Trailblazers will play three games vs. Saint Martin’s and one game vs. CSUSB. DSU will then kick off its 26-game home slate against Northwest Nazarene on Thursday, Feb. 6.