Delle Donne, WNBA contest highlight summer sports events
9:15 a.m., June 21, 2013--University of Delaware alumni are invited to a wide range of summer sports events, including the annual Alumni Baseball Series, Major League Soccer and a WNBA Chicago Sky game featuring UD’s Elena Delle Donne.
The Chicago Alumni Club encourages Blue Hens to join its members in cheering on Delle Donne during a game Saturday, June 29, as the Sky takes on the Los Angeles Sparks.
UD alumni who attend will be able to enjoy a buffet and receive early access to Chicago’s Allstate Arena.
Other alumni activities in coming weeks include the following:
Wednesday, June 26, 5 p.m. Baseball series: San Diego. Alumni are invited to a summer baseball series event in southern California as the San Diego Padres take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Petco Park. The will be a pregame dinner at Basic Pizza.
Saturday, June 29, 3 p.m.: Philadelphia Union soccer. Blue Hens can enjoy tailgating and soccer at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., as the Philadelphia Union takes on FC Dallas in an MLS game.
Saturday, June 29, 4:10 p.m.: Baseball series: Los Angeles. The summer baseball series will continue with alumni invited to Dodger Stadium for a picnic and game featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Saturday, June 29, 5:15 p.m.: Baseball series: Baltimore. Alumni are invited to a summer baseball series event at Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles will take on the New York Yankees. There will be a pregame reception at the B and O Warehouse.
Tuesday, July 9, 6 p.m.: Philadelphia happy hour. The Philadelphia Alumni Club will host a happy hour at Tietra Restaurant, 231 S. 15th St.
Saturday, July 13, 4:30 p.m.: Baseball series: Miami. Alumni are invited to a summer baseball series event at Marlins Park in Miami, where the Marlins will host the Washington Nationals. There will be a reception at the Home Plate Terrace.
Saturday, July 13, 5 p.m.: Baseball series: Seattle. Alumni in the Pacific Northwest are invited to the Owl ’n’ Thistle Irish Pub in Seattle for food and beverages before heading to Safeco Field to watch the Mariners take on the Los Angeles Angels.
Saturday, July 13, 6 p.m.: Baseball series: Reading, Pa. Alumni are invited to cheer on the Reading Phillies and enjoy a buffet at the Foul Porch at First Energy Stadium. Reading will be taking on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
Saturday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.: Baseball series: Aberdeen. Alumni are invited to a summer baseball series event at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md., where the Aberdeen Ironbirds will battle the Williamsport Crosscutters.
Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 p.m.: Guggenheim Museum. Alumni are invited to join the UD Friends of Art History for an after-hours guided tour and reception at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
Thursday, July 18, 5:30 p.m.: Chicago networking. The Chicago Alumni Club hosts a networking happy hour on the third Thursday of each month.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 5:30 p.m.: Baltimore crab feast. The Baltimore Alumni Club will offer a crab feast honoring new area Blue Hens at Oregon Ridge State Park.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 6:35 p.m.: Baseball series: Salisbury. Alumni are invited to a summer baseball series event at Arthur Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md., to cheer on the Delmarva Shorebirds. There will be fireworks and a buffet.
The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.
Photo by Mark Campbell