A.I.I. tournament ticket prices set

Ticket prices for the Association of Independent Institutions Conference softball tournament have been set at $7 for a one-day game ticket or at $15 for a tournament pass for adults.

Tournament passes will be $5 for children and non-UHV students, while game day ticket prices will be $3 for children and non-UHV students. UHV faculty, staff and students will be admitted free with proper ID.

Action gets underway at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the St. Joseph O''Connor Softball Complex with Ohio Dominican taking on the University of British Columbia at Burdge Field. UHV follows at 1:30 p.m. against LSU-Alexandria. Play continues at 4 p.m. with Cal State-San Marcos taking on the Game 1 winner, while Simon Fraser meets the Game 2 winner in a 6:30 p.m. contest.      

Friday''s action resumes at 11 a.m., with games to follow at 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The final loser''s bracket contest is set for 11 a.m. on Saturday with the championship game scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Burdge Field.

Tickets can be purchased the day of the game at the park or, in advance at the UHV athletic office. For more information, contact the UHV athletic office at 570-4336. Gates will open at 10 a.m. each day.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Ashley Walyuchow