I agree with the folks who say game day at Goodman is stale: I think it hurts recruiting players and students.
People in the Lehigh Valley are sports fanatics, witness the Phantoms and Iron Pigs, which somehow manage to be busy almost every night despite about 80 games a year.
The stadium needs to be spruced up; the tailgating area could be a destination, not a morass of individual tailgates; and Clutch could become just one piece of new branding.
Given all the TV timeouts, how about a few marketing students — more than cheerleaders and the band — trying to whoop up the crowd with fun events?
And the fans are tired, too. Find a way to get kids to stay for the games and get engaged, even if they’re underage and have had a beer or two. Do they have to be arrested?