Nov. 6, 2008
EVANSTON, Ill. -- First-year head coach Joe McKeown and the Wildcats will take inventory Friday evening when they entertain the UW-Parkside Rangers in a 7 p.m. contest at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The game is the first and only exhibition of the 2008-09 campaign and will serve as the prequel to the squad's season-opener against Chicago State at 6 p.m. next Friday in Chicago.
About the Rangers
UW-Parkside finished fourth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference last season with a 17-11 record, including a 12-4 mark at home.
The Rangers are picked to finish fifth in the GLVC East division.
Parkside lost four starters from last year's squad, but returns seven letterwinners.
Jenny Kenesie enters her seventh season at the helm of the program.
Admission is to Friday night's exhibition is FREE!
There are many ways to catch all the exciting Wildcat action this season:
Season Passes--Now On Sale!
Seats start at just $35
Purchasing a season pass is the only way for you to secure your own seat as the Joe McKeown era at Northwestern begins! The 2008-09 home schedule will feature non-conference opponents such as Kansas State, Missouri, and Marquette. The Big Ten Conference slate will include home games versus Ohio State, Purdue, Illinois and Iowa.
Other ticket options for the 2008-09 season include:
New for the 2008-09 season, fans have the chance to literally sit in the "Best Seats In the House." Courtside seats are available for Wildcat fans this season in a season ticket package that includes all 16 home games. If interested in securing your spot courtside, call Ryan Chenault at 847.491.7327 today!
Wildcat Weekend Pass
Online Single Game Ticket Sales
Also available for the first time this season is the Wildcat Weekend Pass that allows fans the opportunity to catch all five of the weekend match-ups of the 2008-09 campaign. The passes are just $20 for adults and $10 for youth!
This season fans can avoid the lines and purchase their single game tickets in advance in the comfort of their own home. Single game tickets for all 2008-09 home games are now on sale online! Visit NUsports.com today to get your tickets. (All regular ticket fees apply.)