Tickets for the 2018 New Era Pinstripe Bowl -- scheduled to kick off on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 5:15 p.m. at Yankee Stadium -- will go on sale to the general public Thursday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m.
The New Era Pinstripe Bowl today announced that the 2018 game will be played on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 5:15 p.m. at Yankee Stadium. This year will mark the ninth edition of the game and the fifth consecutive New Era Pinstripe Bowl to feature competitors from the Big Ten and ACC Conferences.
With temperatures in the low-20s and two strong defenses, the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl was a hard-fought battle. Iowa ended up coming away with the 27-20 victory, snapping its five-game bowl losing streak.
Two schools, a combined 1,200 miles away from Yankee Stadium, were brought together for the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl. But it's not just a college football bowl game that these two teams get to partake in; it's the whole holiday tradition in New York.
The two participants in the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Boston College and the University of Iowa, will hit the streets of New York City over the next several days to take part in New Era Pinstripe Bowl Week activities. Special events, promotions and community outreach will take place throughout the week to once again create an unforgettable experience for fans, families, students and staff.
Northwestern University head football coach Pat Fitzgerald, who helped lead the Wildcats to a 31-24 victory over the University of Pittsburgh in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Tuesday Yankees-Royals game at Yankee Stadium.
Running back Justin Jackson amassed 32 carries for 224 yards and three touchdowns to carry the Northwestern Wildcats past the Pittsburgh Panthers, 31-24, to claim victory in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.