ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville baseball team will host Western Carolina on Wednesday, April 9th at Greenwood Field as the Bulldogs dedicate their new athletic field lights. First pitch is at 6 p.m.


Thanks to a grant from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, both the soccer field and baseball fields now have lights. Members from the Tourism Product Development Fund Committee will be on hand to throw out the first pitch and celebrate the new lights at Greenwood Field.


Torrence Sports Lighting, supplier of the GE Sports Flood Lighting, will provide all fans with a free energy efficient light bulb to commemorate the occasion. The lights are state-of-the art and provide unmatched light output and efficiency with excellent visibility for players and spectators. 


There will be games and activities throughout the night for children of all ages, including an Apple Pie contest!! Concession items include hot dogs and ice cream from The Hop.


Tickets are going fast; purchase by calling 828-258-7900 or on-line at