A-State Athletics Department issues special thanks to Red Wolves fans
From Arkansas State University
Arkansas State football team claimed a 62-11 victory over UAPB last
Saturday at Liberty Bank Stadium to begin its 2013 season, and Director
of Athletics Terry Mohajir has issued the following letter to Red Wolves
fans after the team was backed by one of the largest crowds ever for a
RED WOLVES FANS,
behalf of the entire athletics department, we would like to express our
to you, the fans, because everyone this past weekend helped create an
incredible college-football atmosphere. We are excited about the great
crowd we had for our first game of the season. The team, the
cheerleaders, the band, the student body and everyone
involved to make game-day happen could feel the energy throughout the
entire stadium, and you provided us with a true home-field advantage.
our goal to make all fans feel welcome on our campus and to provide you
with a level
of customer service that is second-to-none. We know we still have areas
to improve on, but I can ensure you that your entire athletics
department staff is doing everything possible to enhance the fan
This was a great way to start the season, but we have five home games left this year and
we need all our fans to continue to come out and support this team.
Go Red Wolves!,
Director of Athletics
Arkansas State University
Bryan Harsin, who became A-State's first head coach to win his inaugural game at the school since
Larry Lacewell in 1979, also expressed his appreciation to the fans following the game.
think the crowd was electric," Harsin said while meeting with the media
during a postgame
press conference. "When we had the Order of the Pack earlier in the
week, I felt like if we had that many people and that type of atmosphere
by game time then our guys would be excited to get out there and play.
The crowd was loud and really energized the
stadium, so we appreciate the continued support our fans provide."
A-State has a road test against Auburn on Saturday before returning to Jonesboro for a home game
against Troy on Thursday, Sept. 12. The Red Wolves and Trojans will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. in an ESPNU-televised game.
for the Red Wolves' 2013 football campaign, which still includes five
home games, are
currently on sale and can be ordered by contacting the A-State Box
Office at 870-972-ASU1 or 1-888-ASU-FANS (278-3267) or by visiting
AStateRedWolves.com. For more information, contact A-State Athletics
Marketing at 870-972-3880.