PRESS RELEASE: “St. John’s Athletics Chooses Vivid Seats As Its Preferred Secondary Ticket Partner” QUEENS, N.Y. (St. John’s University, Vivid Seats) December 13, 2011...

PRESS RELEASE: “St. John’s Athletics Chooses Vivid Seats As Its Preferred Secondary Ticket Partner”

QUEENS, N.Y. (St. John’s University, Vivid Seats) December 13, 2011 — Today, St. John’s University announced that leading online ticket marketplace, Vivid Seats, is now the preferred secondary ticket partner of St. John’s Athletics. This new partnership will offer students, alumni, and fans added services and options for buying and selling tickets in support of the Red Storm.

“Our partnership with Vivid Seats creates a true advantage for both St. John’s University Athletics and fans,” said Chris Monasch, St. John’s Director of Athletics. “We’re confident that the strength behind the Vivid Seats brand and their online presence will boost game attendance, and we’re happy to offer our fans a safe and convenient option for buying and selling tickets.”

Vivid Seats’ online ticket marketplace will be accessible directly from the official website of Red Storm Athletics. Ticket holders will be able to quickly and easily resell any extra game tickets using Vivid Seats’ fan-to-fan selling platform, thereby ensuring maximum game attendance to support the Red Storm throughout the season.

Additionally, fans can access Vivid Seats to purchase premium tickets to the biggest St. John’s match-ups, whether in Carnesecca Arena or Madison Square Garden, all while benefitting from Vivid Seats’ 100 percent Buyer Guarantee and full-service customer care.

“Vivid Seats is extremely proud to be affiliated with an athletic program that has such a storied history in the BIG EAST Conference,” said Greg Rogers, Director of Partnerships for Vivid Seats. “We’re excited to offer fans of the Red Storm integrated access to our online ticket marketplace, and we’re confident they’ll enjoy the selection, affordability, and level of service that sets us apart in the industry.”

Fans and alumni of the Red Storm can also access Vivid Seats for tickets to their favorite local sports, concert, and theater events nationwide, knowing that their ticket purchases and live event patronage will be supporting St. John’s Athletics and fellow fans of the Red Storm.

About Vivid Seats

Founded in 2001, Vivid Seats was created to bring unrivaled ease, safety, choice, and affordability to the resale ticket market and has subsequently grown to become the largest independent full-service provider in the industry. Vivid Seats offers discount pricing across one of the widest selections of tickets to events nationwide, all covered by its comprehensive 100 percent Buyer Guarantee and industry-leading customer support team for ordering and service assistance.