Tuesday November 13, 2007

Gridiron Classic

Tickets are now on sale for the 'Gridiron Classic' bowl game.

Tickets are now on sale for the "Gridiron Classic" bowl game to be played at Dayton's Welcome Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

Dayton is 10-1 overall, ranked first in the NCAA FCS Mid-Major rankings and 25th in the latest FCS coaches poll. UD and San Diego were co-champions of the Pioneer Football League with identical 6-1 records, but the Flyers earned the bid with their 35-16 win over USD on October 27.? UD held off Drake University 34-27 on Saturday.

It's the ninth Pioneer Football League championship for the Flyers.

The University of Dayton football Flyers will host the game as the Pioneer Football League's representative.

The opponent, the champion of the Northeast Conference, will be determined this weekend. First-place Albany (7-3, 5-0 NEC) will visit second-place Central Connecticut State to determine who will travel to Dayton on Dec. 1.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students high school age and younger. UD football season ticket holders are assured of their same seat location if they purchase their tickets in advance. UD also will host a pre-game tailgate party in UD Arena's Time Warner Cable Flight Deck overlooking Welcome Stadium. Tickets for the tailgate are $10.

An order form is available at www.DaytonFlyers.com, and tickets can also be purchased by visiting or call the UD Arena Ticket Office at 937- 229-4433.