NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University will be returning to Fenway Park for the first time in 97 years as the No. 1-ranked men's ice hockey team will take on Babson College outdoors on Friday, Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m. as a part of Sun Life Frozen Fenway 2012.
The Cadets (6-0-0, 4-0-0 ECAC East) and Babson are the first game slated in a Division I and Division III hockey doubleheader on Friday with Union taking on Harvard at 7 p.m. in the nightcap.
Norwich last made an appearance at Fenway Park on Oct. 31, 1914 when the football team lost to Boston College 28-6.
Tickets for the Jan. 13 hockey doubleheader will go on sale at noon today and can be purchased by phone at 877-REDSOX9 or online at redsox.com/frozenfenway.
The Norwich Maroon and Gold Association (MGAA) has currently put tickets on hold in the State Street Pavilion. Visit http://www.alumni.norwich.edu/s/758/index.aspx?sid=758&gid=1&pgid=2548&crid=0&calpgid=13&calcid=658 or contact Mike Stackus at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Norwich Blue Line Club is currently putting together information for a bus. If you are interested you can visit the Blue Line Club booth this weekend or contact Mike Stackus or Tony Marineau at email@example.com for more information.
Ticket prices are as follows and include admission into both games of the Friday, Jan. 13 doubleheader with Norwich/Babson and Harvard/Union.
$10 lower bowl Grandstand and Loge Box
$20 Pavilion Box and Right Field Roof Box
$30 State Street Pavilion Club and EMC Club
$50 suites (typically 22 tickets per suite + food and beverage costs)
Shortcut to online ticket purchasing through the Red Sox: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?pid=7157658&agency=FENWAY5
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