Cardinals sell record number of season tickets
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - - Anticipation is growing at a record pace for the University of Louisville football's inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
School officials announced Tuesday that all season tickets have been sold, as a record 46,149 tickets have been purchased for the Cardinals' 2014 home slate.
The number of season tickets sold has increased over the last five years, dating back to the stadium's expansion in 2010. Louisville's previous record for season tickets sold was in 2013, when 45,627 were sold.
Louisville opens the season on Sept. 1 versus Miami, and plays host to defending national champion Florida State on Oct. 30. Louisville ends the year against in-state rival Kentucky.
Individual game tickets for this season will go on sale Friday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased through the Ticketmaster website at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Fans may also purchase tickets at the UofL Ticket Office, visiting Gate 2 of the Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Ticket Office. No phone orders will be taken through the UofL Ticket Office.
Tickets are priced at $14 for seats in the UPS Flight Deck and $54 for lower level seats. All individual game tickets that are available are seats remaining from the visiting team's allotment.
Season tickets are still available for the men's and women's soccer for as low as $70. Tickets for the soccer doubleheader to open Lynn Stadium will be available on Aug. 11. Women's volleyball tickets are being sold for as low as $42, with individual tickets going on sale on Aug. 13.