Football

YSU Student Sale for Michigan State Tickets Set for August 10

The Youngstown State Athletic Ticket Office is holding a one-day sale for current YSU students on Wednesday, August 10, who wish to purchase a ticket to the Penguins season opener at Michigan State on Sept. 2 in East Lansing. The ticket office opens at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and will sale tickets throughout the day until 5 p.m.

Those YSU student's who wish to purchase a ticket need to bring a valid student ID to the YSU Athletic Ticket Office on Wednesday. Each ticket is $55, which includes a processing fee. It is a great opportunity to see YSU's first-ever trip to Michigan State. The Spartans, who were Big Ten Conference champions in 2010, are coached by former Penguins assistant coach Mark Dantonio.

For more information contact the YSU Athletic Ticket Office at (330) 941-1978.

Season-ticket prices for the 2011 campaign are $84 for reserved seats and $60 for general admission. Individual game ticket prices for the season are $16 for reserved and $12 for general admission. Reserved seats are in sections two through six on the west stands and 14-18 in the east stands. General admission seats are located in sections 1 and 7 of the west stands.

Fans will be encouraged to purchase game tickets in advance. The cost for all reserved and general-admission tickets on gameday will increase by $2. Individual game tickets are on sale now.

The best seats in the stadium are in the chairback sections in three, four and five at midfield. The only way to purchase chairback seats is through membership in the YSU Penguin Club. Chairback seat availability starts at the $200 Royal Level of the Penguin Club. Penguin Club Memberships are available for as little as $75 and will allow fans to purchase tickets for the Michigan State game.

The 2011 home schedule will feature six hard-hitting games, with non-conference matchups against Valparaiso and Saint Francis (Pa.) and conference tilts versus Illinois State, South Dakota State, Western Illinois and Missouri State.

For Penguin Club information contact (330) 941-2351.