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Somerset Patriots To Host Rutgers Night With Kyle Flood

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced that they will be hosting Rutgers Night on July 25 when they take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.  The first pitch at TD Bank Ballpark is scheduled for 7:05 p.m., and will include a Post Game Fireworks Show presented by Nissan North America.

Join the Patriots as they welcome special guest Rutgers Head Football Coach Kyle Flood, the Scarlet Knight, cheerleaders and members of the Rutgers Dance Team. Flood will address the crowd before the game and throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Flood became the head football coach at Rutgers University in 2012. In his first three seasons, Flood has led his team to three straight Bowl appearances, the first coach to do so in school history.

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He led the Scarlet Knights into the Big Ten Conference in 2014 with highlights including a 26-24 win over the Michigan Wolverines on Oct. 4 for Rutgers’ first Big Ten victory. Rutgers went on to an 8-5 record in its inaugural Big Ten season, culminated by a 40-21 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels in the first ever Quick Lane Bowl. It was Flood’s first Bowl victory as Head Coach at Rutgers.

Fans will receive $2 off on-line orders by using promo code RU2015. The Somerset Patriots are also encouraging fans to wear red to the game for $2 off their tickets purchased at the box office the day of the game.

For information about the Somerset Patriots 2015 Season, stop by the ticket office located at TD Bank Ballpark, call 908-252-0700, or visit the Patriots on-line at www.somersetpatriots.com.

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