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Tigers to host Fordham in NCAA FCS playoff game

FootballLooking to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA FCS playoffs, the Towson University football team will host Fordham University this Saturday, Dec. 7 at Johnny Unitas Stadium at 1 p.m.

Thanks to the TU Student Government Association (SGA), the first 1,000 student tickets are priced at just $5.  Faculty, staff, seniors (65+) and youth (12 and under) tickets are $15.  All others are $20.

Tickets are available at the University Union Box Office or the Tiger Ticket Office on the north concourse of Unitas Stadium (adjacent to parking lot 13). Tickets will also be sold at the Will Call window on game day. For ticket information, log onto www.towsontigers.com or call 1-855-TUTIGER.

The Tigers, who are 10-2 on the season, are making their second appearance in the FCS playoffs in the last three years. Ranked in the top ten all season, Towson closed out the regular season with back-to-back wins over William & Mary and James Madison to earn the seventh seed in the post-season playoffs.

Towson was one of eight teams to be seeded for the FCS playoffs and received a first-round bye. Defending national champion North Dakota State (11-0) is the top seed while #2 Eastern Illinois (11-1), #3 Eastern Washington (10-2) and #4 Southeastern Louisiana (10-2) were also seeded. In addition, #5 Maine (10-2), #6 McNeese State (10-2), #7 Towson and #8 Montana (10-2) earned seeds and first-round byes.

The winner of the Towson-Fordham game will compete in the FCS quarterfinals on Dec. 13 or 14 and face either Eastern Illinois or Tennessee State at a site to be determined. The FCS semifinals are scheduled for Dec. 20 or 21, and the FCS championship game is scheduled for Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas.

For more information and details on how to win exciting prizes and discounts this Saturday, visit www.towsontigers.com.