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Pacific Athletics Teams Up With Stockton Ports For Ticket Sales

Sep 10, 2012

The Pacific Athletic Department has reached an agreement with the Stockton Ports Tickets Sales Department in an effort to increase its season and group tickets sales for the 2012-13 men's basketball season beginning in mid-September. 

The Tigers who are playing in their final season in the Big West Conference will move into the West Coast Conference next season are looking to significantly increase their season ticket base. The goal is reconnect with Tiger fans through sales and customer service techniques while developing strategies to attract new life-long Tiger fans.

"We are excited to team up with the Stockton Ports in this unique arrangement," said Vice President for External Relations and Athletics Ted Leland. "The Ports have had a great track record in this city in selling tickets and I look forward to a long and successful partnership."

The sales staff will be led by General Manager Pat Filippone and Director of Sales Jeff Kaminski and will include a staff of sales consultants comprise of Pacific Students who will be working in conjunction with Pacific's Box Office Manager Dan McCabe. Since moving to the new Banner Island Ballpark the Stockton Ports tickets sales department has demonstrated the ability to increase sales while proactively building relationships to expand their fan base.  

"The Stockton Ports are very excited about the opportunity to partner with University of the Pacific, with the goal of increasing their men's basketball home attendance," said President of the Stockton Ports Pat Filippone. "Our hope is to create excitement around the community for this year's team as well as the future of the program," Filippone added. 

In addition, the Pacific Athletic Department has also enhanced its ticket operating system which will provide more costumer service options for its fans and season ticket holders. The Pacific Men's Basketball team opens their season on Sunday, November 4th in an exhibition game against Cal State Chico.

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