Tech Ticket Sales For Toyota Gator Bowl Exceed 17,500
Bowl officials project over 21,000 Hokie fans will attend
December 8, 2000

BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech Athletics Ticket Office announced Friday that ticket sales made through its office for the Toyota Gator Bowl have exceeded 17,500. Gator Bowl officials indicate that, based on current Virginia Tech sales and their local sales to Virginia Tech fans, over 21,000 Hokie followers are projected to attend the Gator Bowl game between Tech and Clemson in Jacksonville, Fla., on Jan. 1, 2001.

Gator Bowl officials said that as of Friday morning 9,299 tickets remain in the 76,000-seat Alltel Stadium. The New Year's Day game will be televised nationally on NBC. Kick-off is scheduled for 12:38 p.m.

Tickets may still be purchased by calling the Virginia Tech Ticket Office at 1-800-VA-TECH-4 or 540-231-6731. Individuals may also purchase tickets in person through the ticket office window located in Cassell Coliseum.