December 19, 2008

VU Commodores’ bowl tickets available

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John Leslie Wilkes, 9 months, strapped on his Santa hat and hitched a ride with his father, Leslie Wilkes, health systems analyst II, at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently. (photo by Susan Urmy)

The Vanderbilt Commodores football team will be making its first bowl appearance in 26 years on Dec. 31, taking on Boston College at Nashville’s LP Field in the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl.

To experience the excitement from the specially designated Vanderbilt sections, purchase tickets through the Vanderbilt athletics Web site (, by calling 615-322-GOLD or at the box office at McGugin center. They can also be purchased Friday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Annual Employee Turkey Giveaway at Langford Auditorium.

The special tickets are also being offered through Monday, Dec. 22, at the hospital gift shop and the Vanderbilt Employees Credit Union. Both places are offering a chance at a drawing for a prize with the purchase of a ticket.