Blowfish To Take On Collegiate Team USA



Columbia, S.C. -- Team USA visits Historic Capital City Stadium tonight to play the Blowfish at 7:05 p.m.

The Collegiate National Team is 5-0 as it continues its Red, White and Blue Tour when it travels to Columbia, South Carolina.

Notable players on the 2014 USA Collegiate National Team include: Clemson University's Chris Okey, College of Charleston's Bailey Ober and Skylar Hunter of The Citadel.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. Thursday. Adult tickets start at $6.00 and $5.00 for kids. For more information visit or call (803) 254-FISH.

The USA Collegiate National Team consists of 32 of the country's top collegiate baseball players. The team competes in exhibition games across the U.S. and overseas against teams such as Chinese Taipei, Japan and Cuba.

About the Coastal Plain League:
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th season in 2014, the CPL features 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts.

About the USA Baseball:
USA Baseball is the national governing body for amateur baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Baseball Federation (IBAF). The organization selects and trains the World Baseball Classic, World Cup and Pan American teams (and all other USA Baseball professional teams), and the Collegiate, 18U, 15U, and Women's National Teams, all of which participate in various domestic and international competitions each year. USA Baseball also presents the Golden Spikes Award annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country. For more information, please visit and

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