Tickets On Sale For Friday's Marquette Soccer Doubleheader vs. UWM
Aug. 20, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Tickets for the long-awaited men's soccer season opener Friday, Aug. 24, at Valley Fields are now on sale through the Marquette University ticket office. Call 414-288-GOMU to purchase your tickets in advance. Kickoff for the Milwaukee Cup derby between the Golden Eagles and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is set for 6:30 p.m. Central time.
Your ticket to the game also includes admission to the MU women's soccer match against the Panthers at 8:30 p.m. CT, immediately following the men's game. The first 500 fans in attendance will also receive a free commemorative t-shirt, courtesy of Lowland Grand Café.
Tickets for Friday's doubleheader are $7 for adults and $3 for youth. Marquette students get in free with a valid MU student ID card. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as there are a limited number of parking spots at Valley Fields. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
Free parking is available in the City of Milwaukee parking lot located on the west side of the stadium, or the east parking lot at Valley Fields. There is additional parking on campus at the parking structure located at 749 N. 16th Street. Cost to park in the on-campus structure is $3 after 5 p.m. (until midnight).
After the match, all soccer fans are invited to Café Benelux, (346 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Wis.) for a postgame victory party.
Additionally, Marquette men's and women's soccer season tickets can be purchased online at GoMarquette.com/tickets or by calling the MU ticket office. Single-game group tickets may be purchased for $2 for groups of 15-or-more people.
Directions to Valley Fields
From Chicago/Green Bay (Heading Westbound I-94)
1. At the Marquette Interchange head westbound on I-94
2. Exit 25th & Clybourn (309B)
3. Take a left onto to 25th St (South)
4. Follow 25th Street to roundabout and head east on Canal St.
5. Fields on left
From Campus (16th Street Viaduct)
Walking directions from on-campus parking structure (0.5 miles): Head towards the intersection of 16th Street and Clyborn. Continue southbound over the 16th Street bridge until you come to a set of stairs of the right-hand side of the street. Follow the stairs down to the lower street level (Canal Street) and walk west towards Valley Fields.