Free Admission Offered for Saturday Games

 Free Admission Offered for Saturday Games

10/03/2013 

The SUNY Cortland Athletics Department is saying thanks to local fans this weekend by offering free admission to a pair of Saturday home games and celebrating community youth teams.

All fans will get in to the College’s football and women’s soccer games for free. Cortland hosts Plattsburgh in soccer on the Jets Field at 11:30 a.m. and Kean University on the gridiron at 1 p.m.

“This is a way for us to recognize fans in the community — the loyal ones who have been coming to games for years and also those who might never have experienced a home game,” said Ashley Whiting, the College’s assistant athletic director for marketing, promotions and event management.

Along with the free admission offer, the College plans to welcome local football and cheerleading teams from the Cortland Youth Bureau and Groton Youth Football. It all ties in with the Athletics Department’s “communiversity” theme for the day.

“We try to make our games fun for kids and affordable for families,” Whiting said. “That stays true all year long.”

With a 2-3-4 record, Cortland’s women’s soccer team is battle tested so far this season. Six of its nine games have gone into overtime, including a draw with then-No. 2 nationally ranked Emory. The Red Dragons played to 0-0 ties in their first two State University of New York Athletic Conference games and host Potsdam on Friday before their Saturday game against Plattsburgh.

The football team enters its New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) match-up against Kean at 1-2, coming off a 33-25 loss at No. 19 St. John Fisher. The Red Dragons will look to keep their perfect NJAC mark intact after knocking off William Paterson, 26-15, at home Sept. 21.


More News

Math Guru to Address Master Teachers at College

Math Guru to Address Master Teachers at College

Math expert Dan Meyer has talked numbers on “Good Morning America,” “Everyday with Rachel Ray” and CNN.


Red Dragons Collect National Titles

Red Dragons Collect National Titles

Red Dragons captured six national titles this year if you count alumni coaches in Division I.


IR Adopts Skype for Business

IR Adopts Skype for Business

Information Resources Skype for Business to replace Blackboard Colloborate


Indoor Golf Range Named for Longtime Supporter

Indoor Golf Range Named for Longtime Supporter

Louise M. Conley became the first supporter to name a feature of the Student Life Center.


Hoxie Gorge Reaches 50th Anniversary

Hoxie Gorge Reaches 50th Anniversary

A celebration Saturday, July 11, marks the William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education facility.


Consumers Digest Lists Cortland as National “Best Value” College

Consumers Digest Lists Cortland as National “Best Value” College

Cortland is recognized for offering a great education at an affordable price.


Alumni Reunion 2015 Underway July 9 to 12

Alumni Reunion 2015 Underway July 9 to 12

As always, all alumni are welcome at reunion, regardless of class year.


Seven Physical Education Student Teachers Honored

Seven Physical Education Student Teachers Honored

The potential for these future physical educators impressed their school district mentors.


Association to Honor Six Graduates During Reunion

Association to Honor Six Graduates During Reunion

The group includes three distinguished alumni, two outstanding alumni volunteers and one distinguished young alumnus.


Jaclyn Lawrence Named Assistant Director of Athletics

Jaclyn Lawrence Named Assistant Director of Athletics

Jaclyn Lawrence has been appointed Assistant Director of Athletics for Events, Marketing and Development at SUNY Cortland


Explore

Visit

Contact