November 29, 2009

TICKET INFORMATION: NO. 10 FOOTBALL TO PLAY AT NO. 2 VILLANOVA (NCAA FCS PLAYOFFS)

Durham, N.H. – The No. 10 ranked University of New Hampshire football team is set to battle No. 2  Villanova in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division I Championships and tickets are now available.
 
The Whittemore Center Arena Box Office will be taking phone orders for anyone interested in purchasing tickets to the quarterfinal game being played at Villanova this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Current Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.  The Box Office number is 603-862-4000 extension 5.
 
All seats are RESERVED/ASSIGNED seats. There are no general admission tickets. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-12. Anyone over 2 needs a ticket to enter the game. There will be a $5 processing fee per ticket order and no group discounts or senior citizen discounts are available.
 
Tickets purchased over the phone through UNH will be available for fans to pick up at the Whittemore Center Arena Box Office until Thursday at NOON. All fans are encouraged to pick up their tickets ahead of time at the Whittemore Center Box Office to avoid waiting in line at Villanova’s Box Office where the average wait could be as much as 45 minutes to 1 hour. NO TICKETS WILL BE MAILED!
 
Parking/tailgating gates will open at 12:30 at Villanova. Parking is $20 per car and can be purchased on game day. All UNH fans that need to pick up their tickets at Villanova’s Box Office are encouraged to get to the stadium early to avoid waiting in line. There will be a separate line for UNH will call next to the main Box Office ticket windows.

New Hampshire (10-2) is coming off an impressive first-round victory at McNeese State where the Wildcats were victorious by a 49-13 margin. Villanova, (11-1 and seeded second in the playoffs) is fresh off a 38-28 home victory over Holy Cross.

The two teams met earlier this season and UNH handed the other Wildcats a 28-24 loss at Cowell Stadium in Durham. It was the only loss of the season for Villanova.

All four quarterfinal contests, including the UNH-Villanova game, will be produced and aired on ESPN Game Plan and ESPN360.com (check your local listings/cable & internet provider).
 
The winner of Saturday's game advances to the national semifinals and will face the winner of the William & Mary-Southern Illinois game.

Four of the remaining eight teams in the playoffs are all from the CAA (UNH, Villanova, Richmond and William & Mary).

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