Football

 
May 10, 2013

Season Tickets for Seven-Game Home Campaign Available

Season-ticket packages are available for the 2013 football season, which, for just the second time in school history, will feature seven home regular-season games.

In 2013, reserved season ticket packages are available for $102 while general-admission packages are $78.

Fans pay less than $15 a game ticket with a reserved package while a general-admission ticket is just over $11.

YSU has home games against playoff participants two-time North Dakota State (Nov. 16), Illinois State (Oct. 12) and South Dakota State (Nov. 23). The Penguins also play host to MVFC foe Western Illinois (Oct. 19). The non-conference slate features matchups with Dayton (August 29), Morehead State (Sept. 7) and Duquesne (Sept. 21).

Call the YSU Athletic Ticket Office at (330) 941-1978. The ticket office is located in north end of Stambaugh Stadium. Ticket office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The only other time YSU played seven regular-season home games was in 2003. 

The non-conference slate features two old acquaintances and a new, but geographically close foe.

YSU plays Dayton in the home opener on August 29 for the first time since 1977. The contest against the Flyers will be on a Thursday night marking the Penguins' first weekday night home tilt since 2006.

The second game on the home slate is Sept. 7 against Morehead State. This marks the 15th all-time meeting between the Eagles and YSU. The Penguins hold a slight 8-6 edge in the all-time series with a 38-14 win coming in the last meeting in 1987.

The first-ever meeting with Duquesne is set for Sept. 21. The Dukes, from nearby Pittsburgh, are members of the Northeast Conference.

The league portion of the home schedule begins against Illinois State on Oct. 12. Western Illinois makes a visit to the Ice Castle on Oct. 19.

The final two games of the season could hold have playoff implications for all teams involved. YSU takes on North Dakota State on Nov. 16 and South Dakota State on Nov. 23.

YSU's conference road games are against Southern Illinois (Sept. 28), Indiana State (Oct. 5), South Dakota (Nov. 2) and UNI (Nov. 9).

YSU went 7-4 in 2012, including a 4-4 mark in the MVFC. The Penguins' victory total has increased each of the past three seasons under Head Coach Eric Wolford.

The FCS playoffs, which for the first time in history will feature 24 teams in 2013, begin on Nov. 30.

2013 Home Football Schedule

August 29 vs. Dayton, 7;30 p.m.
Sept. 7 vs. Morehead State, 4 p.m.
Sept. 21 vs. Duquesne, 4 p.m.
Oct. 12 vs. Illinois State, 7 p.m.
Oct. 19 vs. Western Illinois, 4 p.m.
Nov. 16 vs. North Dakota State, 2 p.m.
Nov. 23 vs. South Dakota State, 2 p.m.