A Guide To Early Season College Baseball Tournaments

A Guide To Early Season College Baseball Tournaments

It is early February and still cold throughout many parts of the country; however, college baseball teams are gearing up for their season’s to begin this Friday. Here are a few of the major tournaments that will undoubtedly be making headlines in the college baseball world over the next few weeks.

PNC Arena – Carolina Hurricanes

PNC Arena – Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes began playing at PNC Arena when the building opened in 1999. Prior to that, the Hurricanes played at the Greensboro Coliseum during their first two years in North Carolina. The facility has gone by three names since it opened: the Entertainment and Sports Arena, the RBC Center, and now the PNC Arena.

Wallace Wade Stadium – Duke Blue Devils

Wallace Wade Stadium – Duke Blue Devils

Brooks Field at Wallace Wade stadium is one of the smallest venues in the ACC, but it is steeped in tradition and history that few venues can match. Originally named Duke Stadium, it opened in 1929 when Duke defeated Pittsburgh in front of 25,000 fans. It is now named for the legendary Duke head coach Wallace Wade.

Utah to Expand Rice-Eccles Stadium

Utah to Expand Rice-Eccles Stadium

The University of Utah has thrown their hat into the ring of the never-ending college facilities arms race. This week the school announced that it is closing in the south end zone and expanding the stadium from its current 46,000-seat capacity to 51,444, and will be completed prior to the 2021 football season