COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Golden Eagle baseball fans are encouraged to wear green to tonight's Ohio Valley Conference home opener against Morehead State in celebration of St. Patrick's Day weekend. Those fans who wear green will receive a special prize.
Several other promotions have also been announced for the upcoming week, including Faith Days and the annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Game.
Four games have been tabbed as Faith Days, encouraging local church groups to attend the contest with a select church leader expected to throw out the first pitch. Children who run the bases following the conclusion of those games will be presented with a prize and will also get a chance to meet some the Golden Eagle players. Those games tabbed as Faith Days are as follows:
- Saturday, March 16 - 2 p.m. CDT - vs. Morehead State
- Sunday, March 17 - 1 p.m. CDT - vs. Morehead State
- Saturday, March 30 - 2 p.m. CDT - vs. SIU Edwardsville
- Saturday, April 27 - 2 p.m. CDT - vs. Murray State
The Faculty and Staff Appreciation Game, which will take place Wednesday, March 20, will recognize those faculty and staff members that make it out to Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex for their hard work and dedication to Tennessee Tech University. There will be a special guest throwing out the first pitch to honor the special event. Game time is currently set for 4:30 p.m. CDT against Berea College.