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Sac State, UC Davis to square off in Causeway Classic


Brian Heath hoists the Causeway Classic trophy after the Hornets' 2009 victory.

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Sacramento State’s football team will butt heads with traditional rival UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Hornet Stadium in the 58th annual Causeway Classic.

Kickoff is at 1:05 p.m. for the game, which will be the culminating event of a week of activity that includes a luncheon for both universities at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Doubletree Hotel. There also will be tabling events on campus at the dining commons, in the Library Quad and at the residence halls.

Tailgating setup can start as early as 10 a.m. Saturday, and actual tailgating can begin at 11. The Green Army, Sac State’s student fan organization, will deliver pizza to the first 200 attendees wearing Green Army gear to take their seats in the Green Zone, the army’s official student section. The Green Army also will give away 300 of its newly designed T-shirts, which will be unveiled at the Causeway Classic.

Tickets for Sac State faculty and staff can be purchased for $15 through the University Ticket Office by calling (916) 278-4323 or at The Hornet Stadium Ticket Office also will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.

For more on the Causeway Classic, visit or For media assistance, contact Public Affairs at (916) 278-6156.

– Ahmed V. Ortiz