Boston College becomes fourth Penn State football sellout of 2003

August 28, 2003

University Park, Pa. -- The renewal of the Penn State-Boston College series on Saturday, Sept. 6 is sold out, becoming the fourth home game to sell out with just a limited number of single game tickets left for the Nittany Lions' remaining home contests this season.

The noon clash with Boston College joins the Minnesota (Sept. 27), Wisconsin (Oct. 4, noon) and Ohio State (Nov. 1) contests as being sold out, according to Bud Meredith, director of ticket operations. The Nittany Lions and Eagles will be playing for the first time since 1992.

Tickets are available for Penn State's season opener with Temple this Saturday, Aug. 30 at 3:30 p.m. in Beaver Stadium, as well as home contests against Kent State (Sept. 20) and Indiana (Nov. 15).

Four of the Nittany Lions' 2003 home opponents are coming off bowl victories: Boston College, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio State.

Ticket orders can be placed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the athletic ticket office in the Bryce Jordan Center or by calling 814-865-5555 or 800-863-3336. Orders also can be made by phone on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Beaver Stadium ticket office will open Saturday at 11:30 a.m. for fans interested in purchasing tickets for the season opener with Temple. Fans also can purchase tickets for the Temple, Kent State and Indiana contests in Beaver Stadium at by clicking on the football ticket icon on the front page of the Web site.

Tickets also available for all four of the Nittany Lions' conference road games: at Purdue (Oct. 11), Iowa (Oct. 25), Northwestern (Nov. 8) and Michigan State (Nov. 22). Tickets are not available for the clash at Nebraska (Sept. 13),
Orders are being accepted by phone only for the away contests.

A limited number of club seats remain for the 2003 season. For information on club seats, interested fans can call Bob White at 1-800-NITTANY (1-800-648-8269). All 60 suites on the east side of the stadium are leased.

Coach Joe Paterno's squad returns 34 lettermen and 12 starters for the 2003 season.

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