Volleyball Premium Seats and Kid's Clinics Available
July 11, 2014
MILWAUKEE - Premium seating and Future Fanatics Kid's Club volleyball clinic registration are now available for the upcoming 2014 Marquette University women's volleyball campaign.
The first Kid's Club clinic will occur on Saturday, Aug. 23 prior to the Golden Eagles' 1:30 p.m. open scrimmage at the Al McGuire Center, which will be followed by a post-match cookout.
In addition to $40 general admission seating, which has been on sale since the fall schedule was unveiled in mid-May, premium courtside seating is now open to the public at a cost of $70 per seat.
Limited to just 16 seats, courtside season ticket holders will receive a t-shirt, admission to pre-match chalk talks with first-year head coach Ryan Theis, concession vouchers to matches against Creighton (Oct. 4) and Xavier (Nov. 1) , as well as admission to the four kid's clinics. The two concession vouchers will include a hot dog or brat, beverage, chips/popcorn/pretzel and a dessert item from the Al McGuire Center concession stands.
Each courtside seat will feature a personalized nameplate.
"We are excited to get our loyal fans closer to the action and provide unique in-match strategy to help make their experience even better at a venue like the Al McGuire Center," Theis said.
The Kid's Club clinics are also open for registration at a cost of $10 per child and includes four clinics, a t-shirt, autographed poster and snacks at each event.
The first clinic will be held on August 23 from noon-1:30 p.m. prior to an open scrimmage at the Al McGuire Center. The following two clinics will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9-10:30 a.m. On the final date, Saturday, Nov. 1 all members of the kid's club will scrimmage on the court at the Al McGuire Center between sets two and three of Marquette's match against Xavier.
The volleyball clinics do not include match tickets, although individual youth tickets can be purchased for just $3 per match.
For more information on season tickets, contact the Marquette Ticket Office at (414) 288-GOMU and contact marketing assistant John Corwin for any questions regarding Kid's Club registration by email or phone at (414) 288-0288.
The Golden Eagles are coming off their second NCAA Championship Second Round appearance in three seasons and return five of six starters, including Meghan Niemann and Autumn Bailey, both AVCA All-America Honorable Mention performers in 2013. MU will look to defend its BIG EAST Conference regular season and tournament championships with its sights set on a fourth-straight trip to the NCAA tournament.
Marquette will host its first home matches of the season when the squad welcomes James Madison, Rice, Green Bay and UT-San Antonio to the Al McGuire Center for the Marquette Invitational on Sept. 12-13. The Golden Eagles will kick things off on Friday, Sept. 12 with James Madison at 11 a.m., followed by a match with Rice at 7 p.m. CT.