Single-game tickets for games in the UNI-Dome are available at $20 for adults and $10 for youth (ages 3-16). The price for a single-game ticket at Iowa is $52.
UNI will begin UNI-Dome play on Sept. 12 when the University of South Dakota returns for the second straight season. The Panthers scored a
24-13 victory over the Coyotes in front of 12,904 fans last season. USD finished the 2008 season with 6-5 overall record. The Coyotes also went
1-2 in its first season of playing in the Great West Football Conference.
The Panthers will host the St. Francis (Pa.) University Red Flash on Sept. 19 in the UNI-Dome. It will mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the football field. St. Francis is a member of the Northeast Conference and posted a winless 0-11 mark in 2008.
Family Weekend is set for Oct. 3 when the Panthers will play host to the Indiana State Sycamores. UNI tallied a 28-0 win over Indiana State in 2008. The Sycamores will enter the 2008 season having lost 26 straight games.
The Panthers' annual Homecoming game will be held Oct. 17 against the Southern Illinois University Salukis. Since 1920, UNI has recorded a mark of 57-23-7 in Homecoming games. The Panthers have won four Homecoming games in a row and 17 of the past 20. SIU posted a mark of
9-3 in 2008 and shared the league title with UNI.
UNI will entertain the Youngstown State University Penguins on Nov. 7 in the UNI-Dome. The Panthers have won eight straight games against the Penguins, including a 21-20 win in 2008. YSU posted a 4-8 overall mark this past season.
Western Illinois will make its first trip to the UNI-Dome since the 2006 season on Nov. 14 after hosting UNI the past two seasons. UNI has outscored WIU 72-9 (42-3 in 2007 and 30-6 in 2008) over the past two years. The Leathernecks finished the 2008 season with a mark of 6-5.
To purchase single-game or season tickets for the 2009 UNI Panthers'
football season contact UNItix at (319) 273-4849 or go online at www.UNIPanthers.com. Season tickets are still available as well for adults ($120) and youth ($60).