Capacity crowd in store for Big Ten battle with Hawkeyes on Jan. 30

<div id="Content" readability="67.55951417">Jan. 5, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State Athletics has announced that the wrestling dual between No. 2 Penn State and No. 7 Iowa on Jan. 30 in Rec Hall is sold out. In order to meet increasing demand for Penn State wrestling events, a limited number of standing-room-only tickets will available for the dual on Monday.

The seated portion of Rec Hall's 6,000-plus capacity has been sold for the 2 p.m. dual but Athletics is making a limited number of SRO tickets available to allow fans into Rec Hall to stand along the upper track. The sale will begin on Monday, January 10, at 10:00 a.m. The tickets will be sold by the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office either in person or by calling 814 865-5555. All SRO tickets will be mailed to the buyer even if they come in person. These tickets will be easily identified as special SRO tickets and there will be a limit of four (4) tickets per buyer. The price for the tickets will be the same as for regular single duals ($8 for adult/$5 for youth) and there are no group SRO tickets being sold. Rec Hall's listed capacity is 6,502.

Tickets for Penn State's other three remaining home duals are also selling fast but are available for purchase at this time and can be purchased at the same time as purchasing SRO tickets for the Iowa dual. The Nittany Lions host in-state rival No. 20 Pittsburgh in a nationally televised dual on Friday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. The dual will air live to over 73 million households on the Big Ten Network. Penn State hosts No. 10 Illinois on Friday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. and then closes out its home schedule with a date against No. 4 Wisconsin on Friday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. Fans wishing to purchase single dual meet tickets can place their orders by calling 814-865-5555 or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ticket pricing is $8 for adults and $5 for youth, and there will be a limit of eight tickets per order. Group sales are still available for the Pitt, Illinois and Wisconsin duals as well.



Penn State will take part in the Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va., this weekend where head coach Cael Sanderson's squad is the top seed. All Penn State events will once again air live on Forever Broadcasting's WRSC

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