Oct. 31, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- The 2012 UAB baseball team will reunite on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Hill University Center to celebrate the past season’s accomplishments with the unveiling of the Blazers’ Conference USA Championship rings.
Prior to the ceremony, the Blazers will compete in their annual Green and Gold series, with games at 1:45 p.m. CT on Friday and 11 a.m. CT on Saturday.
The ring cermony is set to start at 4 p.m. CT inside the Hill Alumni Center Auditorium and is open to the public. Along with the distribution of the team rings to the individual players and staff members there will be a video montage of the Blazers’ historic C-USA Tournament run. At the end of the event, players will be available to sign autographs for fans.
The 2012 UAB baseball team captured its first ever C-USA Tournament Championship, defeating Memphis 5-0 in the finals. The win propelled the Blazers to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991 as they competed in the Tallahassee Regional.
Six players were named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team: Michael Busby (MVP), Ryan Nance, Chase Mallard, Jeff Schalk, John Frost and Keith DePew.