Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that Riverfront Stadium will play host to the 2015 Midwest Collegiate Conference Baseball Tournament May 2 through May 5. Five teams from the MCC will play in the event which will feature at least eight games.
The opening game of the tournament is set to begin at 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 2, followed by two more games that day. Three games are scheduled to be played on Sunday, May 3, starting at noon, while two games are set to be played on Monday, May 4 beginning at noon. The tournament championship will be played at 3:30 pm on Monday, or at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 5, if a double-elimination game is required.
“Riverfront Stadium is thrilled to have the MCC Tournament return to the Cedar Valley for the third year in a row and seventh time overall,” said Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin. “Always a competitive tournament, the MCC will provide a great three or four days of baseball for area sports fans.”
Ticket pricing is as follows:
$6 for adults
$5 for students
Ages 5 and under are free
Fans can go to the MCC website at http://www.midwestcollegiateconference.com/sport/12/6.php to visit the MCC baseball standings.
The Bucks, the winningest team in all of summer-collegiate baseball over the past two years, will open the 2015 season on the road versus the Alexandria Blue Anchors on May 26, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus the Mankato MoonDogs on May 28. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.