The unbeaten Ferris State University football team will host a second-straight NCAA Division II Playoff game as the Bulldogs entertain archrival Grand Valley State in the second round this Saturday, Nov. 28, at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. (ET).
The Bulldogs are 11-0 overall and capped off a second-straight unbeaten regular season along with winning a second consecutive Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championship this year. Meanwhile, the Lakers hold a 10-2 overall mark and compiled an 8-2 league mark in the GLIAC this season.
Ferris State is the number two seed in Super Region Four with GVSU seeded sixth. It will mark the first-ever postseason matchup between the two West Michigan rivals on Saturday.
Tickets for Saturday's playoff game are currently on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens (age 65+) along with $5 for students in grades K-12. In addition, students from both competing institutions with a valid ID card are also $5. Children ages five and under are free.
Per NCAA policy, all fans will need a game ticket to enter the stadium and no season passes, conference passes or the "Division 2 Pass for Two" will be accepted for playoff contests.
Fans fan purchase tickets online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at StarTickets.com or call (800) 585-3737. Tickets may also be purchased in person thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. The ticket office will be closed on Thursday due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. The gameday ticket office at the Wheeler Pavilion at Top Taggart Field opens Saturday at 10 a.m.
Saturday's playoff game will be carried live locally by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with the veteran broadcast team of Rob Bentley (play-by-play) and Sandy Gholston (color) calling the action. Pregame coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. (ET). The contest will also be streamed with a free live audio and video feed online at FerrisStateBulldogs.com in conjunction with Ferris State Television. FSU will also provide live internet statistics.
In addition to radio and internet coverage, Bulldog fans can also follow Saturday's contest with live scoring updates on several official social media platforms. Visit www.twitter.com/FerrisFootball to follow the tweet-by-tweet coverage with periodic scoring updates or visit www.facebook.com/FerrisFootball.
Below are some important Gameday Details:
* The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday
* Tailgating will be permitted starting at 9 a.m.
* Gates to the stadium open at 10:30 a.m. (90 minutes before kickoff)
* The Bulldog Player Parade - will take place at 9:30 a.m.
* Credit cards will be accepted at the stadium ticket office & concession stand
* Concession stand will provide wide assortment of food & drinks
* Parking is $5 per available space, including Lot 2 on campus
* Gridiron Club members should enter off South Street in Lot 35
* Lot 2 is designated for Grand Valley State fan tailgating
* Grunst Party Store is the official sponsor of the Game Day Page. Head to Grunst Party Store for all your tailgating needs
* Click Here For Gameday Parking Map (PDF)
Please visit the respective links below for additional gameday information:
NCAA Division II Football Playoff Game
Ferris State vs. Grand Valley State
Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
Top Taggart Field
Big Rapids, Mich.
Kickoff: 12 p.m. (ET)
Radio Broadcast: Bulldog Sports Network & Sunny 97.3 FM (Pregame coverage @ 11:30 a.m.)
Radio Announcers: Rob Bentley (Play-by-Play), Sandy Gholston (Color)
Bulldog Sports Network Audio-Only Webcast: Click Here
Live Video Webcast (FREE): Click Here
Live Internet Stats: Live Stats
Live Twitter Scoring Updates: Click Here
Live Twitter Analysis Updates: Click Here
Live GLIAC Scoreboard: Click Here
Tickets: Click Here for more info
Directions: Click Here For Directions
Weather: Click Here For Big Rapids Weather
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