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#039;Choose A Seat#039; Saturday at MU

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - "X" marks the spot. "T" marks the shirt.

Available seats will be marked and free t-shirts will be available to those fans purchasing season tickets when Marshall hosts its first "Choose A Seat" day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Fans who purchase season tickets or join the Big Green during their visit to the stadium will receive a free t-shirt that features Marshall's inaugural season with a Conference USA logo and 2005 football schedule.

Fans who purchase season tickets and join the Big Green will receive two t-shirts while supplies last.

There will be a variety of ticket options available with discount rates for certain seating. Fans can save 25 percent on red-zone seats and 10 percent on sideline and HerdZone seating.

The Thundering Herd has a six-game home schedule that includes:

Sept. 1 William & Mary; Sept. 10 Kansas State; Oct. 1 SMU; Oct. 15 Alabama-Birmingham; Nov. 8 Southern Mississippi; Nov. 19 East Carolina.

Ticket packages are chairbacks at $267, east prime 1 at $217, east prime II at $192, sideline $167, red zone $137 and HerdZone $113.

Members of the ticket office, Big Green and marketing staff will be available to assist fans and answer any questions.

Two more "Choose A Seat" days are scheduled for Saturdays, Aug. 6 and 13. For more information, contact the Marshall athletic ticket office at 1-800-THE-HERD (1-800-843-4373).