Badgers student tickets sell out for 20th straight year
MADISON, Wis. -- Make it two decades of ticket sellouts for the University of Wisconsin football team.
For the 20th consecutive year, all student football season tickets available to full-time undergraduate students sold out on Monday, less than two hours after going on sale. The official Wisconsin football Twitter account announced the sellout with a tweet at 9:15 a.m. CT. Tickets went on sale at 7:30 a.m.
Last year, Wisconsin sold out of its 11,800 undergraduate student ticket allotment in just 41 minutes.
The cost of the undergraduate season ticket package was $168, which includes seven home games: UMass (Aug. 31), Tennessee Tech (Sept. 7), Purdue (Sept. 21), Northwestern (Oct. 12), BYU (Nov. 9), Indiana (Nov. 16) and Penn State (Nov. 30).
On Monday, Badgers running back Melvin Gordon tweeted his support: "The stress our fans go thru getting those Gameday tickets. I couldn't imagine… But thanks for the support #wiscONsin"
All full-time graduate and professional students will have the opportunity to purchase football and men's hockey season tickets on Tuesday, July 9 at 7:30 a.m. CT.
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