JHU to Participate in Face-Off, Big City Classics

BALTIMORE, MD - Johns Hopkins has been selected to participate in the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic and the Konica Minolta Big City Classic this spring. Johns Hopkins has played in every Face-Off Classic since the event's inception in 2007, while this will be JHU's second straight appearance in the Big City Classic.

The Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium, home of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. Johns Hopkins will play UMBC in the third game of a tripleheader that will begin with Princeton playing North Carolina at 11:00 am and Virginia playing Cornell at 1:30 pm. The Hopkins-UMBC game is scheduled to start at 4:00 pm.

2012 Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic (M&T Bank Stadium; Baltimore, MD)
Game No. 1 - Princeton vs. North Carolina (11:00 am)
Game No. 2 - Virginia vs. Cornell (1:30 pm)
Game No. 3 - UMBC vs. Johns Hopkins (4:00 pm)

The Konica Minolta Big City Classic will return to the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, April 1, 2012. The Johns Hopkins-North Carolina game will be final game in a tripleheader that will kickoff with Notre Dame taking on St. John's (1:00 pm). Duke will play Syracuse at 4:00 pm in the middle game of the day with the JHU-UNC game scheduled to start at 6:30 pm.

2012 Konica Minolta Big City Classic (MetLife Stadium; East Rutherford, NJ)
Game No. 1 - Notre Dame vs. St. John's (1:00 pm)
Game No. 2 - Duke vs. Syracuse (4:00 pm)
Game No. 3 - North Carolina vs. Johns Hopkins (6:30 pm)

Tickets for the 2012 editions of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic and the Konica Minolta Big City Classic will go on sale Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 11:00 am EST. All seating locations at M&T Bank Stadium and MetLife Stadium will be reserved for these events. Fans are urged to make their plans early to be part of the action.

Ticket prices for the 2012 Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic are $35 for club level seats; $22 for lower level reserved seats; $18 for groups of 10 or more; and $12 for groups of 100 or more. Parking can also be purchased in advance for $15.

Lacrosse fans interested in ticket information can call the Baltimore Ravens box office at 410-261-RAVE. In addition to the Ravens' box office, fans can purchase through Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Fans can also visit FaceOffClassic.com.

Ticket prices for the 2012 Konica Minolta Big City Classic are $75 for coaches club seats; $45 for west midfield seats (lower level); $45 for the touchdown club (mezzanine) seats; $25 for lower level reserved seats; $20 for groups of 10 or more; and $15 for groups of 100 or more. Parking will be available on game day for $20 (bus parking $30).

To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or log on to Ticketmaster.com Fans interested in saving on group ticket purchases of 10 or more should call 201-460-4370. Lacrosse fans can also visit BigCityClassic.com online to find out the latest information.

2011-10-17



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