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    Volleyball, Women's Basketball and Wrestling Gameday Information

    Women's Basketball, Volleyball and Wrestling compete at Welsh-Ryan Arena (1501 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60208)

    Welsh-Ryan Arena is located just north of Ryan Field, which is located at the crossroads of Ashland Avenue (N/S) and Central Street (E/W) at 1501 Central St., Evanston, IL 60208.

    Tickets
    Tickets can be purchased in advance here or by calling 888-GO-PURPLE. Season ticket holders for women's basketball have reserved seats. Otherwise, all tickets for women's basketball, volleyball and wrestling are general admission. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the competition. The ticket window at Welsh-Ryan Arena will open one hour prior to the event, and will be located just outside the entrance to the field.

    Pricing
    Women's Basketball
    -$7 For Adults
    -$5 For Youth (17 and Under), Seniors (65 and older), Northwestern Faculty and Staff
    -$3 For Groups of 15 or More
    -FREE For All current Northwestern students with a valid WILDCARD

    Volleyball and Wrestling
    -$7 For Adults
    -$4 For Youth (17 and Under), Seniors (65 and older), Northwestern Faculty and Staff
    -$3 For Groups of 15 or More
    -FREE For All current Northwestern students with a valid WILDCARD

    Parking
    Parking for basketball is available in either lot adjacent to Ryan Field, on the east side of the stadium or on the other side of Ashland Avenue, just west of Ryan Field. Parking for women's basketball, volleyball and wrestling is free.

    Driving Directions

    Directions From the North:
    Take I-94 to Skokie Blvd/ Route 41 Exit. Exit ramp becomes Skokie Boulevard. Continue south to Lake Avenue (2nd traffic light). Turn left on Lake Avenue and proceed east to Green Bay Road. Turn right (south) onto Green Bay Road to Central Street. Turn left (east) on Central. Follow Central Street east for 1/2 mile. You will see Ryan Field on your left. Park in either lot adjacent to Ryan Field. Welsh-Ryan Arena is just north of Ryan Field.

    From the Western Suburbs:
    Take I-90 east to I-294 north. Exit on Dempster Street East and take Dempster Street to McCormick Blvd. Turn left (north) on McCormick. McCormick will dead end at Green Bay Road. Turn left onto Green Bay. Then turn right onto Central Street, which is the second light. Follow Central Street east for ½ mile. You will see Ryan Field on your left. Park in either lot adjacent to Ryan Field. Welsh-Ryan Arena is just north of Ryan Field.

    From the South - Lake Shore Drive:
    Take Lake Shore Drive north to Sheridan Road. Continue north on Sheridan Road until you pass the Evanston Campus buildings. Turn left on Central Street and go west for approximately one mile. You will see Ryan Field on your right. Park in either lot adjacent to Ryan Field. Welsh-Ryan Arena is just north of Ryan Field.

    From the South - I-94:
    Take I-94 north and exit at Exit on Dempster Street East and take Dempster Street to McCormick Blvd. Turn left (north) on McCormick. McCormick will dead end at Green Bay Road. Turn left onto Green Bay. Then turn right onto Central Street, which is the second light. Follow Central Street east for 1/2 mile. You will see Ryan Field on your left. Park in either lot adjacent to Ryan Field. Welsh-Ryan Arena is just north of Ryan Field.

    Ticket Office Information
    ADDRESS:
    Northwestern University
    Athletic Ticket Office
    1501 Central Street
    Evanston, IL 60208

    PHONE: 888-GO-PURPLE (467-8775)

    Email the Ticket Office

    HOURS: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    If you have any additional questions, please contact the Marketing Department at wildcatmarketing@northwestern.edu