October 28, 2013

"Kids Day" This Saturday As Bulldog Football Returns Home To Host Wayne State

Big Rapids, Mich. - After two weeks on the road, the Ferris State University football team returns home this Saturday (Nov. 2) to host Wayne State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division action at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

Kickoff for the contest is slated for 12 p.m. (ET) and fans are encouraged to "arrive early, cheer loud and wear red!".  

In conjunction with Saturday's contest, Ferris State will hold "Kids Day". All students in grades K-12 will receive free admission by wearing their Halloween costume to the game and will be invited to take part in halftime activities. The event will include a halftime costume parade, a game of Catch Brutus the Bulldog, inflatable activities and more. 

Tickets for Saturday's game are on sale now and can be bought online at StarTickets.com, by calling (800) 585-3737, or in person thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. The ticket office is open today thru Friday from 9 a.m. (ET) to 5 p.m. (ET) with extended hours on Wednesday until 7 p.m. (ET).

The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will also open early on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. (ET) with the gates to the stadium opening at 10:30 a.m. (ET). For more information on ticket sales, please call (231) 591-2888 or visit FerrisStateBulldogs.com. 

Football tickets in advance for Saturday's game are only $9 for adults or $8 for senior citizens (ages 65+) and FSU faculty/staff along with $6 for students. Prices go up to $12 for adults, senior citizens and faculty/staff on gameday along with $8 for students. Ferris students with ID will be admitted free by showing their student identification cards.

Parking in lots near Top Taggart Field is $5 per available space on a first-come, first-served basis. As a convenience to fans, credit cards will also be accepted at the ticket window along with the concession stand.

Stadium parking lots will open for tailgating on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. (ET). Tailgating will be permitted only in lots 35, 36 and 37 to the west of the stadium.

Ferris State currently owns a 5-3 overall record to date this season and is second in the GLIAC North Division standings with a 5-2 conference record.  The Bulldogs recorded their first win at Michigan Tech in 15 years this past Saturday (Oct. 26) in come from behind fashion with a 30-27 triumph.

Meanwhile, Wayne State, which reached the NCAA Division II National Championship game two years ago, is 3-5 overall and 3-4 in league play to date.  A year ago, the Bulldogs pulled out a 35-24 road win over the Warriors in Detroit.

Ferris State is currently 2-1 overall at home to date this year and beat archrival Grand Valley State in its last home contest on Oct. 12 by a 54-44 count before nearly 5,000 fans to win the Anchor-Bone Trophy for the second consecutive year.

The FSU-WSU football game will be broadcast live locally by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with Rob Bentley handling the play-by-play duties and Sandy Gholston offering color commentary. A live high-definition video and audio webcast complete with internet statistics will be available through FSU's all-access video portal for a charge of $7.95 at FerrisStateBulldogs.com.

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