KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Tech athletic department announces the 2017-18 basketball schedules and the opening of season ticket sales.
Reserved season seating begins at $225 while adult general admission season tickets are $125. Veterans, active military and Oregon Tech alumni are $100. Oregon Tech is also offering a new floor-seating package for $300. These padded seats are on the floor and are located at the north end of the gym. For more information on the new floor seats, please contact Justin Parnell at 541-885-1635 or Justin.Parnell@oit.edu.
Current season ticket holders have until September 15th to reserve their seat from last year or previous years. For questions about tickets, pricing, schedule or requests to hold currently assigned reserved seats, please email email@example.com or call 541-885-1635.
For best pricing, orders should be placed and paid online at www.oregontechowls.com
Looking for a return trip to the NAIA National Tournament, the 2017-18 Hustlin' Owls regular season and non-conference schedule includes 17 home games and four games against NAIA Division I opponents.
"Our non-conference schedule is really going to challenge us. We have some tough road games and multiple home matchups that should bring in big crowds," Parnell said. "We have a young group who is going to need to mature quickly, because we are going to be tested every week."
Oregon Tech opens the 2017-18 campaign with two NAIA Division II contests at home including Simpson University on October 28th and then a Halloween Night game with University of Maine Fort Kent on October 31st.
The Owls then go on the road to the Bill Holtz Classic at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA. The Hustlin' Owls play Menlo College on Nov. 3rd and William Jessup on Nov 4th.
Oregon Tech returns home November 8th for a bout with New Hope Christian before heading over the hill for a non-conference game with Southern Oregon University on November 14th.
Following the SOU game, Oregon Tech will host the Lithia-Oregon Tech Classic at Danny Miles Court on November 17 and 18th. The tournament will feature Southern Oregon University and NAIA Division I William Jessup University from the GSAC and Montana State Northern University from the Frontier Conference. Oregon Tech will host Montana State Northern on Friday and William Jessup on Saturday.
"The Lithia-Oregon Tech Classic is going to be an outstanding tournament," Parnell said. "SOU, Montana Northern and William Jessup are all top 25 worthy teams and have a great shot at making their respective national tournaments."
The Owls then play host to Cal Maritime Academy November 25th, a team that has made 3 out of the last 4 NAIA Division II National Tournaments.
Oregon Tech begins conference play in Klamath Falls hosting College of Idaho and Eastern Oregon on Dec 2nd and 3rd.
The Lady Owls are fresh off their 4th straight NAIA Division II appearance and are looking to make it 5 with a young and hungry group. The Owls will play 14 homes game during the 2017-18 season and head on the road 16 times.
The Lady Owls open the 2017-18 campaign on the road with two games at the Bill Holtz Classic in Rocklin, CA. The Owls open the tournament against the host team, William Jessup, Friday November 3rd and finish the tournament on Saturday November 4th against Bethesda University. A week later, the Lady Owls will host their home opener Saturday, November 11th against UC Merced.
Along with the men, the Owls will then host the Lithia – Oregon Tech Classic November 17th and 18th with games against William Jessup and Simpson University. From there, the Lady Owls travel to California for games at Menlo College and UC Merced November 26th and 27th.
Oregon Tech begins conference play in Klamath Falls hosting College of Idaho and Eastern Oregon on Saturday and Sunday Dec 2nd and 3rd.
The Lady Owls will wrap-up their non-conference action hosting NCAA Division II Western Oregon University on Monday, December 11.