1st Pitch banquet, alumni game set for Feb. 7-8
HAMMOND---The Southeastern Louisiana baseball program is set to host its annual First Pitch Banquet and Alumni Game the weekend of Feb. 7-8, head coach Matt Riser announced Monday.
Riser and the Lions will host the First Pitch Banquet, Friday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m., at Le Fleur De Lis Reception Hall (111 N. Sixth St.) in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
The event includes dinner, a cash bar, silent auction, raffle and a cash drawdown. Individual seats are $100 and include a raffle book and one drawdown ticket.
Reserved tables (eight seats per table) are available for $1000 and includes a raffle book, eight drawdown tickets and banquet recognition.
In addition to the dinner, silent auction, raffle and drawdown, a senior player will be selected as the keynote speaker. With limited seating available, fans are encouraged to reserve their space by Jan. 31.
Banquet tickets are available online at www.LionSports.net/FirstPitchBanquet. For further information, contact the Lion Athletics Association at (985) 549-5091 or email email@example.com. All proceeds from the event benefit the Southeastern baseball program.
The Lions will also host an alumni game at 11 a.m. the next day (Feb. 8) at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. Admission to the scrimmage, which features Southeastern baseball alumni squaring off against the 2019 team, is free.
Baseball alumni wishing to participate in the game are asked to RSVP through Jake Riser, director of baseball operations and player development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (601) 347-9024.