Lion football season tickets on sale to general public
COMMERCE – Season tickets for the 2017 Texas A&M University-Commerce football season are now available for sale to the public at large. West side chairback seats are sold out, with seats available on the East side chairback seats, as well as general admission sections.
Prices for season tickets are:
|West Side Chair Back||$65|
|West Side Chair Back
|East Side Chair Back||$50|
A new guide to assist in online purchases is now available. The first step is to log in at www.WeAreLionsTix.com and follow the directions in this “How To” guide to complete a football season ticket purchase.
The back-to-back-to-back Lone Star Conference Champion Lions will host five regular season games at Memorial Stadium in 2017.
The home opener against William Jewell is on Saturday, September 9, with a 6:00 pm kickoff for CommUniverCity Day. The LSC schedule opens on Saturday, September 16, with a 6:00 pm kickoff against Eastern New Mexico for Hall of Fame/Letterwinners’ Weekend.
The Lions welcome Western New Mexico for a 4:00 pm kickoff on Saturday, October 14, for the annual Homecoming contest.
Saturday, October 21, will see Angelo State come to Memorial Stadium for a 4:00 pm kickoff on Youth Sports Day. The final regular season home game will take place on Saturday, November 4, on Senior Day/Military Appreciation Day with a 4:00 pm kickoff against UT-Permian Basin.
For group packaging rates or any additional questions, please contact Brett Anderson in Lion Sales and Service at (903) 468-8756. The Field House Box Office is open for Lion fans to come in and purchase tickets Monday-Friday from 9:00 am -5:00 pm throughout the summer and into the academic year.
Lions earn 13 USTFCCCA All-America Awards
NEW ORLEANS – Following strong performances at last week’s NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the Texas A&M University-Commerce track and field teams have had 11 student-athletes honored as All-Americans in eight events by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Student-athletes earned First Team USTFCCCA All-America status by finishing among the top 8 in their events. Second Team honors were bestowed upon those finishing ninth through 12th in individual events, as well as finishing in ninth or 10th as a member of a relay team.
Florian Obst is the 2017 NCAA Division II decathlon champion, setting a school record with 7,576 points. This effort is his second career All-American honor, as he was a heptathlon All-American in the indoor season.
DeVontae Steele placed fourth in the men’s triple jump with a school record mark of 15.85 meters (52′ 0″). This leap is his third straight season to earn All-American honors in the triple jump in both the indoor and outdoor season. He was the 2016 indoor triple jump national champion.
Jasmine Roberts was the first Lion woman to earn a place on the podium since 2011 with a sixth place finish in the women’s triple jump with a school record mark of 12.61 meters (41′ 4 ½”). This effort is her second career All-American, as she was also an All-American in the indoor season.
Gage Bowles pushed his career All-American honor total to six with first team honors for an eighth-place finish in the long jump and a ninth-place finish in the triple jump.
Devon Sanders earned All-American honors in both the 4×100 meter relay and the 200 meters, thanks to a fourth place finish in the relay and a 12th place finish in the 200 meters.
Also earning first-team All-American honors were Kellon Alexis, Joseph Brown, and the 4×100 meter relay team of Reggie Kincade, Isaiah McFail, Sanders, and Malcolm Woods.
Ashley Bassett placed 12th in the women’s 400-meter hurdles for her third career All-American honor.
All told, the Lion men now have 158 All-Americans in track and field (NCAA outdoor, NCAA indoor, and NAIA outdoor). The Lion women now have 25 All-Americans all-time.
|Kellon Alexis||First Team||7th||Men’s Discus|
|Ashley Bassett||Second Team||12th||400 Meter Hurdles|
|Gage Bowles||First Team||8th||Men’s Long Jump|
|Gage Bowles||Second Team||9th||Men’s Triple Jump|
|Joseph Brown||First Team||8th||Men’s Discus|
|Reggie Kincade||First Team||4th||Men’s 4×100 Relay|
|Isaiah McFail||First Team||4th||Men’s 4×100 Relay|
|Florian Obst||First Team||CHAMPION||Men’s Decathlon|
|Jasmine Roberts||First Team||6th||Women’s Triple Jump|
|Devon Sanders||First Team||4th||Men’s 4×100 Relay|
|Devon Sanders||Second Team||12th||Men’s 200 Meters|
|DeVontae Steele||First Team||4th||Men’s Triple Jump|
|Malcolm Woods||First Team||4th||Men’s 4×100 Relay|