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    Meet the Team Night Set for Aug. 24 at Ryan Field!

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Join your fellow 'Cat fans for Meet the Team Night at Ryan Field on Friday, Aug. 24.
    Join your fellow 'Cat fans for Meet the Team Night at Ryan Field on Friday, Aug. 24.

    Aug. 15, 2012

    Purchase 2012 Northwestern Football Season or Single-Game Tickets

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Before bringing the entire family to Ryan Field to support to Wildcats this fall, fans of Northwestern Football are invited for a night of fun and games with NU players at Meet the Team Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. This free event, hosted at Walker Terrace overlooking the north end zone of Ryan Field, allows fans to spend the evening getting to know their favorite Wildcats while playing catch, kicking field goals, taking pictures, playing games and much more!

    The evening also represents the first chance for NU fans to receive the yet-to-be-released 2012 Northwestern Football poster and have it signed by their favorite Wildcats.

    Once again this year, head coach Pat Fitzgerald will open the festivities by giving an overview of his 2012 squad and introducing for the first time his team captains for the upcoming season. Email your questions in advance to for a chance to have them answered live by Coach Fitzgerald.



    After that, fans are invited to meet and mingle with the Wildcats, who will be separated into groups by position and scattered around the grounds at Ryan Field.

    Northwestern will be offering fans the opportunity to partake in discounted concessions, including Vienna Beef and Coke products each selling for just $1. The event ends at 8 p.m. For questions about Meet the Team Night, email

    Season tickets and group ticket packages for Northwestern's exciting 2012 home football season are on sale now and are available by calling 888-GO-PURPLE or by visiting NU's online ticket sales center. The Wildcats make their debut at Ryan Field under the lights when they host Vanderbilt at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8.


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