Students cheering for the Saint Martin's basketball team
February 2, 2015

LACEY, Wash. – Wear red for a chance to be on live television and come “Pack The Pavilion” Wednesday, February 11 at Saint Martin’s University for a basketball double header on ROOT Sports. This marks the first, regular-season Great Northwest Athletic Conference double header to be televised live on ROOT Sports. The women will take on Western Washington at 6 p.m. in Marcus Pavilion, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE, followed by the men at 8 p.m. to face Western Oregon. All fans are encouraged to wear red to “RED OUT” the Pavilion.

Help spread the word across social media by using the hashtag,#PackThePavilion, on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

ROOT Sports is the home of the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners and the Portland Timbers, as well as numerous other professional and collegiate sports teams in the Pacific Northwest. Its scope covers Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The ROOT Sports regional networks combine to reach 9 million homes across 18 states.

General admission tickets can be purchased at the door in a 2-for-1 deal (two tickets for the price of one) or you can purchase a reserved seat. Seats are limited, please call 360-438-4305. General Admission prices are: adults, $6; seniors/non-Saint Martin’s students with ID/military, $4; kids aged 12-18, $3. Reserved section prices for adults are $8.

Alumni of Saint Martin’s University are invited to attend the Saint Martin’s Alumni Rally from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Worthington Conference Center, located at the same address as Marcus Pavilion.

Alumni, parents and friends are encouraged to RSVP online or call 360-438-4366 to receive a complimentary ticket.

Fans who can’t attend the game can watch from home by tuning in toROOT Sports. Not sure what channel to use to watch the games? Here are the channel listings.

For more information about #PackThePavilion and to follow the action from home as it happens, please visit the Saints Athletics website.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent, four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washing¬ton. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedic¬tine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 25 majors and seven graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, nursing and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes nearly 1,200 under¬graduate students and 323 graduate students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey campus, and 350 more students to its extended campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College. 

For additional information:

Bob Grisham
Director, Athletics
360-438-4368; bgrisham@stmartin.edu

Meg Nugent Dwyer
Media relations manager
360-412-6126; MDwyer@stmartin.edu