UNM to tackle new low for football season ticket sales


U-N-M )S LOBO FOOTBALL TICKET SALES ARE CONTINUING TO STRUGGLE… AND IT IS A DRAMATIC DROP OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS. NOW THEY )RE PULLING ALL THE STOPS TO GET PEOPLE TO BUY TICKETS. NEWS 13 )S RACHEL KNAPP REPORTS. NATS POP football noises of crowd cheering IT )S ONLY FOUR DAYS AWAY UNTIL THE LOBOS START A NEW SEASON… NATS POP football sounds AND SOME STUDENTS CAN )T HARDLY WAIT. 02:58 I )ve probably been to everygame 03:00 02:25 I feel like for the ones that have not been to a game, they )re missing an opportunity to get involved 02:30 NATS POP football sounds 09:28 FANS I SPOKE WITH ARE EAGER TO GET BACK INTO THE STADIUM, BUT THERE )S GOING TO BE A LOT OF SEATS TO FILL. UNM SAYS THEY )VE ONLY SOLD ABOUT SIX-THOUSAND SEASON TICKETS. 09:38 00:58 not quite where we were last year but everyday this week we )ve gotten a big jump so we )ll get to that number pretty close 01:05 JOE THUENTE WAS BROUGHT IN MONTHS AGO TO HELP GET PEOPLE TO THE GAMES, WHICH HAS BEEN A STRUGGLE FOR YEARS. WITHIN THE PAST THREE YEARS, SEAON TICKET SALES HAS GONE FROM ABOUT TEN-THOUSAND… TO SIX-THOUSAND. NATS POP football THE AVERAGE ATTENDANCE THROUGH THE YEARS HAS BEEN ON A STEADY DECLINE… AND LAST YEAR, IT )S WAS THE LOWEST SINCE 19-91. NOW, THUENTE IS HOPING FOR A HAIL MARY PASS THIS SEASON FOR TICKET SALES. 03:26 we )ve done a lot of different pushes to get those tickets out but I think we need to continue doing that fan experience THUENTE HOPES TO ENTICE PEOPLE WITH FLASH SALES, DISCOUNTS FOR BUYING ONLINE, EVEN WITH A NEW BEER-GARDEN AND FOOD TRUCK AREA CALLED THE )HOWL ZONE ) TO GET PEOPLE COMING BACK TO DREAMSTYLE STADIUM. NATS POP football sounds BUT STUDENTS, THEY HOPE THINGS TURN AROUND FOR THE CHERRY AND SILVER. 05:44 if you haven )t gone to the Lobo game, team Lobos! Better show up! 05:48 RACHEL KNAPP NATS POP football sounds KRQE NEWS 13. U-N-M SAYS THEY ARE MAKING A LOT OF SALES FOR SINGLE GAME TICKETS. THEIR MOST POPULAR RIGHT NOW IS THE RIVARLY GAME AGAINST NEW MEXICO STATE. THE LOBOS TAKE ON SAM HOUSTON STATE AT DREAMSTYLE STADIUM THIS SATURDAY AT FOUR.

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