NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware baseball program has announced its upcoming alumni events for the month of October. The Blue Hens will host a two-day event the weekend of homecoming including the annual golf outing and alumni tailgate.

The two-day event will kick off on October 11th with the 2013 Blue He Baseball Golf Outing. Registration for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with a Noon tee time at Back Creek Golf Club in Middletown, Del. To register for the event, please click here.

Following the golf outing at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Blue Hens will host a special event to honor 35-year head coach Bob Hannah (at right). The reception promises to be a special evening for every member of the Delaware baseball community.

On Saturday, October 12th the two-day event will continue with a tailgate for all baseball program alumni and friends prior to the homecoming football game against Albany. The tailgate will be held in a tent adjacent to Bob Hannah Stadium and will begin at 10 a.m. There is no charge to attend the tailgate.

During the weekend festivities, the Blue Hens baseball team will be honoring a trio of UD players; Alex Buchholz (2006-08), Paul Murphy (1984-86) and Randy Simmons (1986-89). These three former members of the baseball team will be the alumni honorees at the UD baseball Alumni and friends tailgate on Saturday.

For further information regarding the two-day event, please contact Ellen Reed at or (302) 831-6276. To purchase tickets for the homecoming football game, please call (302) 831-2257 or visit

The 2013 Delaware squad will kick off its schedule Friday, Feb. 14 at the Citadel.  The Blue Hens open their home slate on Friday, Feb. 28 against Fordham at Bob Hannah Stadium.