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Fairfield University Night at Citi Field Will Showcase “Lucas the Stag” Makeover and Welcome by Mr. Met

September 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hot-hitting Lucas Duda won’t be the only “Lucas” seeing action at Citi Field on Wednesday night, September 16th.  “Lucas the Stag,” Fairfield University’s mascot, has undergone a complete makeover, which will be showcased on the 16th, when the throws out the first pitch on “Fairfield University Night” at the Flushing ball yard when the resurgent New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins.




New York’s most famous sports mascot, the beloved Mr. Met, will welcome Lucas to Citi Field.




The first pitch will be at 7 p.m. and Lucas is working hard on his delivery. Fairfield alumni, faculty, staff, students and fans are invited to the festivities, and Lucas will also be available throughout the game to take pictures and sign autographs.




A limited number of seats have been put on hold for the Fairfield University community to purchase. Each ticket is $33.00 on the field level of the first base side. The last day to purchase tickets at this group rate is August 24th.




To purchase tickets through the Fairfield University group rate, please click here https://groupmatics.events/#/event/fairfieldThose attending should meet at the Citi Field “Apple” for exclusive Stag giveaways. All are encouraged to proudly wear Fairfield University colors during the events.




This event is part of an unveiling of a new and improved Lucas the Stag, from August 31 through September 16. Throughout that period, Lucas will make appearances at student and Fairfield community events, as well as spend a full day in New York City on September 16th.




In addition, 1,000 Lucas the Stag bobble head dolls will be distributed to the Fairfield University community through the first week of September to celebrate Lucas’ new look. Lucas, accompanied by student-athletes, will hand deliver bobble heads to offices across campus and the first 300 students to attend the September 4 women’s soccer game at 7 p.m. will also receive the commemorative item. Lastly, a social media scavenger hunt will give clues to bobble heads hidden throughout campus. Visit FairfieldStags.com and follow @FairfieldStags on Twitter for more details as they are finalized.





Fairfield University is a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions. More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 36 states, 47 foreign countries, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are enrolled in the University’s five schools.  In the spirit of rigorous and sympathetic inquiry into all dimensions of human experience, Fairfield welcomes students from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and engage in open conversations. The University is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.



September 16, 2015
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Ave.
Flushing, NY

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