COLUMBUS, Ohio – New this year and good news for fans (and future fans) who attend Ohio State sporting events: four more athletic department intercollegiate sports – men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s gymnastics – will now feature home events that are free to attend.
Women’s soccer is the first Ohio State team to get the 2009-10 season underway. The Buckeyes welcome Bowling Green to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Admission to the game is free.
OSU vs. Bowling Green 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT
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The elimination of admission prices for the four sports grows Ohio State’s “admission is free” list (regular season events only) to 24 sports. Those sports and their home event locations are:
The decision to eliminate admission prices for selected Ohio State sporting events is considered a win-win situation in all aspects. The athletics department wants to encourage more fans to attend Ohio State sporting events and it also wants to grow the visibility of its programs.
Free admission also will help to:
Ohio State continues to charge admission prices for eight sports: football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s hockey, baseball, wrestling, women’s volleyball, and men’s lacrosse. Conference championships and NCAA events held on campus typically have a price for admission, as well.
For information on dates, times and locations for Ohio State events, visit OhioStateBuckeyes.com.