Anticipation for the 2016 season is clearly building amongst WSU fans as the school announced today their first conference game inside the friendly confines of Martin Stadium is sold out.
"Both season and individual game tickets have been selling quickly," Matt Zolinger, Assistant Athletic Director, Ticket Sales and Service, said via news release. "Oregon will be a sellout and we are over 90 percent capacity for both Eastern Washington and the Apple Cup. I expect all our games to continue trending in the right direction with the goal of selling out all seven games this season."
We're still more than six weeks away from WSU's very important tilt with the Ducks but we already know there won't be a seat without a butt in the entire house. That game against Oregon starts a very important three weeks for the Cougs, as they take on Stanford the following week and UCLA for homecoming in Pullman thereafter.
If you'd still like to try and go, to the Oregon game the school said the Cougar ticket pffice will open up a limited number of standing room only tickets on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m.
The last time Oregon was in Pullman, the Cougs took the No. 2 Ducks to the brink and save for a ... questionable ... non-call of pass interference late in the contest, WSU might have forced things into overtime. We all, of course, remember what happened last year.
This had also been the game many folks had thought would be a good candidate for College GameDay's long overdue arrival in Pullman. So, if you're listening Mr. Fitting ...