Elon Football Earns Second FCS Playoff Berth in Program History

Posted by Press Release on November 19, 2017 at 1:53 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University football team, ranked as high as 15th in the nation, will make its second-ever NCAA Division I Football Championship appearance as the Phoenix will play host to the Furman Paladins on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. The Phoenix finished the regular season with an 8-3 overall record and posted a 6-2 mark in CAA Football play in 2017. Elon’s run in the 2017 NCAA FCS Playoffs is presented by Courtyard by Marriott Burlington.

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Furman, ranked #22 nationally, wrapped up the regular season with an 7-4 overall record and a 6-2 mark in the Southern Conference.

The winner of the Elon-Furman game will advance to take on seventh-seeded Wofford on Dec. 2.

Tickets for the game will go on sale at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19. Ticket orders can be made at elonphoenix.com/tickets or by calling the Elon Ticket Office at 336-278-6750 (refer to office hours below). Tickets may be printed at home, picked up at the box office throughout the week or picked up at will call. Fans are encouraged to pick up or print tickets in advance of Saturday. Current Elon students, faculty, and staff members can attend FCS Playoff games with a valid Phoenix Card.

Season ticket holders may reserve their season ticket locations for any potential home game to be held at Rhodes Stadium starting Sunday, Nov. 19. Season ticket holders are guaranteed their regular season seat locations if they order by the priority deadline of 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21. Ticket reservations can be made online at elonphoenix.com/tickets or by calling the ticket office at 336-278-6750 during office hours (see below for hours). Season ticket holders can request additional seats beyond their season ticket quantity. Tickets may be printed at home, picked up at the box office throughout the week or picked up at will call. Fans are encouraged to use electronic delivery for tickets. Will call pick-up for tickets is available, however, printing your ticket is strongly recommended to avoid lines and to receive your tickets before game day.

Fans who did not have 2017 season tickets are also encouraged to pre-order tickets for home FCS playoff games beginning on November 19. Orders from fans without season tickets will be assigned to best available seats following the season ticket holder priority deadline, then based on order date.

Season ticket holders who have a season parking pass will receive regular season parking access if they reserve their game tickets by the priority deadline. These passes can be picked up during box office hours, at the home men’s basketball game against Radford on Wednesday, Nov. 22, or at a Phoenix Club Parking Will Call on game day. Drive through Phoenix Club Parking Will Calls will be located in front of the Center of the Arts with additional details to be provided. If you are not a season ticket holder but are interested in parking pass availability, or if you have any questions, please contact Kara Nunnally at 336-278-6781.

Ticket Office Holiday Hours:
Sunday, Nov. 19: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 20: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 23: CLOSED (tickets available online)
Friday, Nov. 24: Noon – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 25: 3 hours prior to kickoff
Sunday, Nov. 26: CLOSED

Game Day Ticket Office Hours:
Rhodes Stadium Ticket Booths: Three (3) hours prior to kickoff


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