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Football season tickets for 2018 on sale now

UAlbany Sports Information   06-12-2018

ALBANY, N.Y. Season tickets for the University at the Albany football team’s 2018 campaign, which includes six home games and three evening kickoffs, are on sale now by CLICKING HERE or calling 518-442-DANE.


Returning season-ticket holders also now can renew their tickets for the upcoming season by CLICKING HERE to log into their account.


The Great Danes’ home schedule, which opens Sept. 15 against Morgan State, features four games against opponents in the Colonial Athletic Association, the nation’s most competitive Football Championship Subdivision conference. And in the regular-season finale Nov. 17, the Great Danes play host to rival Stony Brook, a 2017 FCS playoff team, in the annual “Empire Clash.”


Kickoff times for UAlbany’s home games, which were announced Tuesday, June 12, are as follows:


Sat., Sept. 15       Morgan State         7 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 22       St. Francis (Pa.)    7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 13         Richmond              7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 20         Towson                  3:30 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 3           Delaware              3:30 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 17        Stony Brook           3:30 p.m.


All game times are subject to change.


UAlbany’s full schedule, kicking off Sept. 1 at Pittsburgh, of the Atlantic Coast Conference, can be found by CLICKING HERE.


Season-ticket prices remain unchanged from 2017:


Gold level: $150, plus a $250 Preferred Seat gift.

Purple level: $100, plus a $50 Preferred Seat gift.

White level: $100, plus a $25 Preferred Seat gift.

Gray level: $100


Preferred Seat Gifts not only help support UAlbany’s more than 450 student-athletes, but also include benefits such as parking, access to exclusive hospitality areas and priority to purchase postseason tickets.


Your Preferred Seat Fund contribution is not deductible for income tax purposes. Following the passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (“Tax Reform Act”), changes were made to IRC 170(l) eliminating the 80 percent charitable deduction previously allowed for gifts associated with premium seating. You are encouraged to consult your tax advisor for applicability of IRS regulations.


For more information about the Great Dane Athletic Fund, visit the GDAC homepage by CLICKING HERE.


The Great Danes are coming off a season that included the program’s first-ever win over a Top 10 opponent (Villanova, 19-10 in overtime), a 15-0 shutout of FCS playoff qualifier New Hampshire and a defense that ranked No. 9 nationally.




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