Northwestern Meet the Team Night – Fri. Aug. 28

The Northwestern Wildcats will host the annual Meet the Team Night on Friday, August 28 at 6 p.m.

Meet the Team Night, a free event, begins at 6 p.m. on Randy Walker Terrace at the north end of Ryan Field. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald, who begins his 10th season at the helm in Evanston, will preview the upcoming season and announce the 2015 team captains for the first time.

Fans can play catch with their favorite players, kick field goals, take pictures and run races on Ryan Field with members of the Northwestern Football Family.

Fans will be able purchase hot dogs for the low price of $1 at Meet the Team Night. In addition, Coca-Cola will supply drinks for $1 on August 28. Free parking is available in both the east and west parking lots of Ryan Field.

In conjunction with Meet the Team Night, the Wildcats are hosting a bags tournament. For $50 fans will be entered into the tournament and receive a choice of two nonconference football tickets. The bags tournament will be held in the west parking lot at Ryan Field and prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. The tournament is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Registration for the tournament is now open. Fans are encouraged to sign up in advance by clicking here.

For more information about Meet the Team Night and the Northwestern Bags Tournament, please click here e-mail

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