WATCH: Florida Tech Football to Host West Georgia Wolves at Panther Stadium This Evening

By  //  September 28, 2019

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Blackout Game vs. Wolves • kickoff at 7 p.m.

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Florida Tech football dropped a 30-28 heart-breaker at Delta State on Saturday. With their record at 2-1 on the season, the Panthers will play their first home game of the season against West Georgia on Saturday night with kickoff set for 7 p.m. Listen to Florida Tech head coach Steve Englehart as he discusses last week’s game and Florida Tech’s upcoming contest with Space Coast Daily’s Chris Bonanno.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Coming off its first loss of the season, and three consecutive road games to start the 2019 campaign, Florida Tech will host the West Georgia Wolves Saturday under the lights at Panther Stadium.

Florida Tech was only a few plays away from picking up a third straight road win and knock off Delta State on its home field in last week’s Gulf South Conference opener.

The Panthers will now face a Wolves squad that is was upset at home and fell from the national rankings this week after sitting at No. 15 a week ago.

Saturday’s game is the seventh all-time meeting between Florida Tech and West Georgia.

UWG owns a 4-2 advantage in the series and the two teams have split the only two meetings at Panther Stadium.

The Wolves won last year’s meeting, 30-21, on their home field as well as the previous contest at Panther Stadium, 20-13, in 2017.

Florida Tech won two in a row in the series, including 45-21 win in 2016 and a 28-26 victory over No. 1 West Georgia in 2015 at Panther Stadium.

The Panthers will look to start a new streak and #BLACKOUT the Wolves as they play in front of their home fans for the first time this season.

After a brilliant debut almost leading Florida Tech to a win in its first career start, Mike Diliello has been named the Gulf South Conference’s Freshman of the Week for Sept. 23. Diliello completed 17-of-29 passing for 309 yards and two touchdowns, his first career passing touchdowns. (Florida Tech image)

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TICKET INFORMATION

For fans interested in purchasing season and/or individual game tickets, both available and on sale online at FloridaTechSports.com\tickets.

Reserved season tickets are $70 for adults and $45 for senior citizens and children, and general admission season tickets are $50 for adults and $30 for senior citizens and children.

Reserved seating individual game tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and children, and general admission individual game tickets are $10 for adults and $5 senior citizens and children.

Tickets will be on sale at the ticket booths located on the east side of Florida Tech Panther Stadium beginning an hour and a half on game night and remain open until the end of the third quarter. To avoid lines at the ticket booths, we recommend purchasing tickets online in advance.

PARKING INFORMATION

Parking Passes are included in the purchase of season tickets.

Parking at Palm Bay Magnet High School lots is $5 (cash only) per vehicle and parking areas are open an hour and a half prior to kickoff. There is no tailgating permitted in any of the PBMHS parking areas, however, handicap parking is available.

Parking is also located on the Florida Tech campus at no charge.

Parking at Palm Bay Magnet High School will be available two hours before kickoff in the following lots: Handicap Parking Lots 4 and 8; General Parking Lots 2, 10, 11, 12; Open fires and open alcohol are not permitted at Palm Bay Magnet High School

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TAILGATING INFORMATION

Tailgating is only permitted on Florida Tech’s campus in designated areas and begins at 9 a.m. every home game day.  There is no charge for tailgating.

Alcohol and grilling are only permitted in the designated areas on Florida Tech’s campus. Open fire grilling is not permitted in the parking garage.

The Panther Prowl, the name of the team’s pregame walk from the Denius Student Center to the Varsity Training Center, will begin at about 4:30 p.m.

Food and beverage will be available for sale at the concession stand at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. Outside food and beverage is not allowed inside the stadium.

Tailgating is permitted in designated areas at Florida Tech beginning three hours prior to kickoff. Complimentary shuttle service is provided from the Florida Tech campus to the stadium and back.

Shuttles run continuously beginning an hour and a half prior to the game until one hour after the conclusion of the game.

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