May 2, 2012
The Wichita Wingnuts announced their 2012 exhibition schedule on Wednesday.
The Wingnuts' preseason docket features six games, including four at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Exhibition play begins this Sunday at 5:05 p.m. when the Wingnuts battle Emporia State University for a third consecutive year. Wichita hosts Newman University at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8th, and welcomes Friends University the following morning at 11:05 a.m. for their annual School Kids Day.
The team travels to Topeka to face division rivals Kansas City and Lincoln on Sunday, May 13th and Monday, May 14th respectively. The spring schedule concludes on Tuesday, May 15th when the Wingnuts host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks for a 2:05 p.m. matinee.
Tickets for the four home exhibition games are just $7.00 general admission, and can be purchased at the main gate beginning one hour before the scheduled start time.
The Wingnuts will also host their fifth annual Media Day on Monday, May 7th at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The 2012 Wingnuts players and coaches will be available in uniform for photograph and interview requests. All television, radio, and print media are encouraged to attend the event, which begins at 1:45 p.m.
Wichita Wingnuts 2012 Exhibition Schedule
Sunday, May 6th vs. Emporia State University - Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday, May 8th vs. Newman University - Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9th vs. Friends University - Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 11:05 a.m.
Sunday, May 13th vs. Kansas City T-Bones - Bettis Family Sports Complex (Topeka, KS), 7:00 p.m.
Monday, May 14th vs. Lincoln Saltdogs - Hummer Sports Park (Topeka, KS), 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15th vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks - Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 2:05 p.m.
The Wichita Wingnuts open the 2012 regular season on Thursday, May 17th versus the Lincoln Saltdogs. Season tickets, mini packs, and group packages are on sale now. For more information, call the Wingnuts' office at (316) 264-NUTS or visit the Wingnuts' official website at www.wichitawingnuts.com