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The sixth annual WVU Baseball Leadoff Dinner, presented by Lumos Networks, will

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The sixth annual WVU Baseball Leadoff Dinner, presented by Lumos Networks, will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. Tickets and table sponsorships are on sale now.
 
The event, which celebrates the start of the 2018 baseball season, will feature a pair of special guests, guest speaker Domingo Ayala and emcee Pittsburgh Dad. Coach Randy Mazey will also speak, and the 2018 Mountaineers will be introduced.
 
Registration and reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. ET, while the VIP reception with Domingo Ayala and Pittsburgh Dad will begin at 6:30 p.m. The dinner and program commences at 7:30 p.m. The event will include a silent and live auction, with more than 100 silent auction items available.
 
To reserve your table or tickets to the Leadoff Dinner, register online at WVUMAC.com/Events or call 304-293-2294. All proceeds support the WVU baseball team.
 
"The Leadoff Dinner is a great way to help celebrate the start of our season and support Mountaineer baseball, and I'm excited for another great banquet and auction," Mazey said. "It will be fun to have Domingo Ayala and Pittsburgh Dad help us get the season started, and I know Mountaineer fans will enjoy their show.
 
"We are lucky to have amazing support from Mountaineer fans and that has helped us have success on the field. This event is a perfect way to get everyone excited for the upcoming season and a fun night for everyone involved. As we look to build off an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017, I know the 2018 Leadoff Dinner will be no different."
 
The following tickets and table sponsorships are available:
 
Individual Tickets: $120

  • Admission for one to the Leadoff Dinner

 
Table Sponsorship: $1,000

  • Admission for nine to the Leadoff Dinner, with the 10th seat filled by a baseball student-athlete, coach or administrator
  • Two complimentary season tickets for the 2018 season
  • Sponsor Gift

 
VIP Table Sponsorship: $5,000

  • Recognition in the event program and on the event website
  • Admission for nine to the Leadoff Dinner and VIP Reception, with the 10th seat filled by a baseball student-athlete, coach or administrator
  • Two complimentary season tickets for the 2018 season
  • Sponsor Gift

 
Additional sponsorship opportunities include Silent Auction Sponsor, VIP Reception Sponsor, Beverage Sponsor and After Party Sponsor. More information can be found by contacting the Mountaineer Athletic Club at MAC@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-2294.
 
Domingo Ayala will serve as guest speaker of the 2018 Leadoff Dinner. The "self-proclaimed best baseball player in the world," Ayala's baseball-based comedy represents everything that is great about the game. Through his act, he "reminds us that baseball, no matter how caught up in it we may become, is still just a game."


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