October 4, 2022
Contact: Hamilton Cook
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Clover Stadium Announced as Host Site for the MAAC Baseball Championship through 2025
EDISON, NJ - (October 4th, 2022) - The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) today announced a three-year hosting agreement with Clover Stadium for the MAAC Baseball Championship. The agreement will make Pomona, NY the home of the 2023, 2024, and 2025 MAAC Baseball Championships.
“The MAAC was very impressed by the operations of Clover Stadium when the facility hosted the 2022 MAAC Baseball Championship in May,” noted MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor. “The extension of the hosting agreement through 2025 was unanimously supported by the MAAC Baseball Committee and the Committee on Athletic Administration. I want to thank Boulders' President and General Manager Shawn Reilly for his generous support to the MAAC and its student-athletes and coaches.”
The upcoming 2023 MAAC Baseball Championship is slated for May 24 through 27. 2024’s event will be held from May 22-25, and the 2025 tournament is scheduled for May 21-24.
Clover Stadium, which hosted the 2022 MAAC Baseball Championship this past spring, is the official home field of the New York Boulders of the independent Frontier League and opened in 2011. The fully-grass field features a short porch in right field and the stadium’s dimensions are as follows: 323’ to the left field pole, 383’ to each gap, 403’ to dead center field, and 312’ down the right field line. Clover Stadium has a seating capacity of nearly 6,400.
“We are thrilled that Clover Stadium will be home of the MAAC Baseball Championship for the next three years,” Boulders' President and General Manager Shawn Reilly said. “Our convenient location relative to most MAAC campuses along with the passionate baseball fans in our region make this the perfect home for this exciting tournament!”
About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:
With 11 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) is in its 42nd year of competition during the 2022-23 academic year. Current conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona University, Manhattan College, Marist College, Mount St. Mary’s University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s University, and Siena College.
Information regarding season tickets and packages for the Boulders’ 2023 season, which is scheduled to begin on May 11, are available by calling 845-364-0009 or sliding to www.NYBoulders.com.
Debuting in 1993, the Frontier League is the largest and longest-running of the modern independent leagues and features teams stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River and from the Ohio River to the St. Lawrence Seaway. In September of 2020, the Frontier League reached an agreement to become a “Partner League” with Major League Baseball.
As a “Partner League,” the Frontier League and its teams will meet on a regular basis with MLB representatives to discuss joint marketing and promotional opportunities, as well as collaborate on initiatives to provide organized baseball to communities throughout the United States and Canada.
More information can be found at www.frontierleague.com.
About the New York Boulders and NYB, LLC
The New York Boulders are entering their 12th season of Professional Baseball as part of the Frontier League and are in pursuit of a post-season appearance for the eighth time in the past nine seasons. Founded as the Rockland Boulders in 2011, the franchise rebranded as the New York Boulders in advance of the 2020 season. In 2014, the Boulders won the Can-Am League Championship and hosted the Frontier vs. Can-Am All-Star Game in 2019. Proud to be part of the rich history of professional baseball in the New York City region, during the 2017 season the team welcomed its 1,000,000th fan to Palisades Credit Union Park located in Rockland County, NY. In 2012 and 2014, Rockland was named the Can-Am’s “Organization of the Year.” The Boulders are owned and operated by NYB, LLC, a sports and entertainment company comprised of former executives from all levels of major and minor league sports. NYB is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the New York Metropolitan area, Lower Hudson Valley and northeast New Jersey. Slide to www.nyboulders.com for more information.