Banner Island Ballpark Set to Host 2014 WCC Baseball Championship
The WCC Baseball Championship will be held in Stockton for the second consecutive year.
The Stockton Ports, in conjunction with the Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau, have announced that Banner Island Ballpark will be the official host for the 2014 West Coast Conference Baseball Championship.
The announcement marks the second consecutive year that Banner Island Ballpark has played host to the event, with the 2015 Championship scheduled to take place in Stockton, as well.
Championship play will begin Thursday, May 22, 2014 with the top-four WCC teams from the regular season and will conclude on Saturday, May 24, 2014.
“We are excited to host the WCC Championship for another year at Banner Island Ballpark, and we look forward to continuing the relationship in 2015,” said 7th Inning Stretch, LLC President Pat Filippone.
The West Coast Conference currently consists of ten schools including Brigham Young, Gonzaga, Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, Portland, Saint Mary's, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and recent addition and Stockton representative, University of the Pacific.
"I am very pleased that the West Coast Conference Baseball Championship will return to Banner Island Ballpark this year," said WCC Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich.
"Thanks in large part to the efforts of the Banner Island staff and the City of Stockton, our first baseball championship after a three-year hiatus was a great experience. We look forward to improving upon the event and making the WCC Baseball Championship a premiere event for our student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and fans."
For more information regarding the 2014 WCC Championship, contact the Ports front office at (209) 644-1900. Tickets for the event will go on sale on March 15th, 2014.