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Rutgers–Camden will host a NJAC Championship Soccer Game

After sweeping through the regular season and the NJAC championship with an undefeated record, Rutgers–Camden is ready for the first round of playoffs leading to the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship. 

The Scarlet Raptors, with a 19-0-2 record, received one of the three first-round byes in the 61-team field.

Rutgers–Camden will host a second-round game at the Rutgers–Camden Community Park at 1 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 17 The Scarlet Raptors will face off against the winner of the first-round matchup between Lycoming College and King’s College.

Tickets for all NCAA tournament games will go on sale no later than one hour before each scheduled start. Ticket prices are $6 for general admission; $3 for students (with ID) and senior citizens, and $2 for children ages 3-12. Courtesy of the Division of Student Affairs, complimentary tickets will be provided for Rutgers–Camden students, faculty, and staff with a Rutgers ID.  Tickets will be available at the Rutgers–Camden Community Park on Sunday.

CEREMONY AND FREE TOURS FOR VETS AS THE BATTLESHIP CELEBRATES VETERANS DAY

For Immediate Release                                                                     For more information, contact:

                                                                                               Jack Willard at 856-966-1652 ext. 144

                                                                                                     j.willard@battleshipnewjersey.org

CEREMONY AND FREE TOURS FOR VETS AS THE BATTLESHIP CELEBRATES VETERANS DAY

CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ – Nov. 11, 2013:  The Battleship New Jersey held a wreath ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11 am today, Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.  The ceremony, which was free to any guest, featured keynote speaker Col. Edwin W. Simpson, USA (Retired), who was the former Deputy Chief of Staff to Gen. Arnold Schwarzkopf, Jr. and Gen. Fred Franks during Desert Storm.

The ceremony also featured a memorial wreath casted into the Delaware River by Col Simpson and former USS New Jersey crew member Russ Collins, who was stationed on the USS New Jersey during World War II and is currently a maintenance volunteer for the Battleship.  Marines and Sailors from Joint Base – Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst also presented colors and performed a gun salute during the ceremony.

Throughout Veterans Day, veterans from any military branch and any era received a free tour of our nation’s most decorated battleship, which was open for walk-up tours from 9:30am to 3pm throughout the day on Nov. 11.

Located on the Delaware River, along the Camden Waterfront across from the City of

Philadelphia, the Battleship is open for walk-up tours on Saturdays and Sundays in

November and December, as well as some select weekdays, from 9:30am to 3pm.  Come

greet active military and homeless veterans as the Battleship will provide over 250 of these

heroes a full-course turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day. For more information, call

866-877-6262or visit the Battleship online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org.

Press Release: Temple Baseball To Play Conference Games at Cambell's Field

Temple Baseball To Play Conference Games at Cambell's Field

PHILADELPHIA – It is a new era for Temple University Baseball, so it is only fitting that the team will be playing in a new stadium.

Entering its first year as a member of the American Athletic Conference, Temple University today announced it will play all but one of its home conference games in beautiful Campbell’s Field, home of the Camden Riversharks.

“We are truly excited to be able to provide a first class venue for our team to perform in this historic season,” said Temple University Director of Athletics Kevin G. Clark.  “We are also grateful to Camden Riversharks President and General Manager Adam Lorber and his staff for their help in bringing this partnership to fruition.”

In his third year at the helm of the Temple Baseball program, head coach Ryan Wheeler echoes Clark’s sentiments.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for Temple Baseball, not only for our current players, but our future players.” Wheeler said. “To play in a first-class stadium, against the caliber of competition in the American Athletic Conference will be great for our fans, as well as college baseball in the area.”

Since opening in 2001, Campbell’s Field has become known as one of the premier minor league ballparks in the country. Famous for its fantastic views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and the Philadelphia skyline, the stadium was honored as the “Ballpark of the Year” in 2003 by Digitalballparks.com and in 2004 by Baseball America.

“We look forward to hosting Temple's home conference games,” said Camden Riversharks President and General Manager Adam Lorber. “Campbell’s Field has all the amenities needed for their fans and players, and we will do everything possible to make them feel at home.”

Temple, who will be led by senior captains Ryan Kuehn, Matt Hockenberry, Derek Peterson, and Nick Lustrino, will play the following games in its first season at Campbell’s Field.

April 4 – Cincinnati (3:00 pm)
April 5 – Cincinnati (7:00 pm)
April 6 – Cincinnati (12:00 pm)
April 11 – South Florida (7:00 pm)
April 12 – South Florida (3:00 pm)
April 13 – South Florida (12:00 pm)
May 9 – Louisville (11:00 am)
May 10 – Louisville (12:00 pm)
May 15 – Houston (3:00 pm)
May 16 – Houston (3:00 pm)
May 17 – Houston (11:00 am)
  

Temple will continue to play its non-conference games at Skip Wilson Field in Ambler, Pa.  The field, named after the Owls’ Hall of Fame coach, has been home to the program since 2004.

The entire 2014 Temple Baseball schedule will be released next week.



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