On Thursday, December 27
, players, coaches and university staff participating in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl will visit the NYSE to showcase their respective universities to the New York metropolitan area. To highlight this special occasion, Dana Holgorsen, Head Coach of the West Virginia University football team and Ryan Nassib, Senior Quarterback of the Syracuse University football team, will ring The Opening Bell.
Also attending the event will be Randy Levine (President, New York Yankees), Chris Koch (CEO, New Era Cap),West Virginia student athletes Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey and Eugene Smith, and Syracuse student-athletes Siriki Diabate, Justin Pugh and Shamarko Thomas.
About The New Era Pinstripe Bowl:
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (7-5) SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (7-5)
December 29, 2012
3:20 p.m. kickoff
The 3rd Annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl will take place on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Yankee Stadium. The game will feature the Syracuse Orange from the Big East conference vs. the West Virginia Mountaineers from the Big 12 Conference.
Players, coaches and university staff from both teams will take part in events in the days prior to the game, showcasing their respective universities to the New York metropolitan area.
Special events, promotions and community outreach - including ringing the iconic New York Stock Exchange opening bell - will take place throughout New York City during the week of the bowl game to create an unforgettable experience for the visiting teams as well as their fans and families.
Kickoff for the 2012 New Era Pinstripe Bowl is scheduled for 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 29. The game will be nationally televised by ESPN, and can be heard nationally and locally on ESPN Radio.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell rings/photo ops on the trading floor
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420). The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.