Alumni gathering planned when Golden Eagles visit Wisconsin

Alumni gathering planned when Golden Eagles visit Wisconsin

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech football fans planning to make the trek to the midwest for the Golden Eagles' game at the University of Wisconsin on Saturday, Sept. 7 -- and TTU alumni and friends already in the region -- are invited to a Tailgate gathering hosted by the TTU Alumni Association.

The tailgate is from 8-10 a.m., and will be located and will be in Varsity Hall I, in Wisconsin Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street in Madison. In addition to getting prepped for the game, attendees will have the chance to meet TTU President Philip Oldham.

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Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. CDT, making for an early start for fans planning to include tailgating activities in their gameday experience. Tickets for the game can be purchased from the TTU Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center, or through the Alumni office.

Check the TTU Alumni website via the link above to learn more about the Tailgate event.

The game will be played in Camp Randall Stadium, built in 1917 as the home for Wisconsin's football team. The current capacity (80,321) ranks among the nation's largest school-owned stadiums, and a sellout crowd of is expected.

The Badgers open the 2013 season on Aug. 31 by hosting UMass at 11 a.m.

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Click here for a link to Wisconsin football gameday information

Tech opens the 2013 season in Tucker Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 29, against Cumberland University at 7 p.m. The Kiss 98.5 FM Tailgate Park opens at 4 p.m.

The game against Cumberland features three special events -- it's Communiversity Night and First Tennessee Bank Poster Night, and will also feature the introduction of a new tradition with the "Running of the Freshman" led by TTU President Philip Oldham.

For ticket information, or to order season tickets, visit or call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at 931-372-3940.