Festive weekend ahead for Football Spring Game
Activities begin at 10 AMApril 15, 2013 · @MTAthletics
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee will conclude spring drills on April 20 with the annual Blue-White Spring Game presented by Kroger. Kickoff is set for 1 PM in Floyd Stadium and admission is free.
The game will be broadcast over the internet at GoBlueRaiders.com with Chip Walters and Kelly Holcomb calling the action.
The scrimmage will be offense vs. defense and clock rules will be determined just prior to kickoff.
At halftime, Coach Rick Stockstill will present the Spring Awards and recognize the returning lettermen before fans are asked to come on the field to form the C-USA logo.
Along with the game, there will be numerous activities available for the Blue Raider faithful. Tailgating will be encouraged at both Walnut Grove and the Greenland Drive parking lot the entire day, while an autograph session with Blue Raider players is scheduled prior to the game from 10:30 AM until 11:00 AM. Photo opportunities will also be available and roster cards will be handed out for free.
In conjunction with the spring game, the athletic department will also hold their annual Yard Sale in Floyd Stadium. The Yard Sale will be located outside of Lightning's Locker Room near Gate 2A and will get underway at 10 AM. The Blue Raider ticket office will also be on-hand at Gate 2A to sell season tickets which are only $115.
Lightning's Locker Room is making plans for the largest sale of the year at the Alumni weekend/Spring Football Game planned for April 19-20. Sales prices will begin in the off campus location on Friday April 19th. They will continue at the Saturday Spring Game at Gate 2 of the Football Stadium starting at 9 AM. LLR will also have sale specials at baseball and softball on Saturday.
For example, all Nike sweatshirts, wind shirts, football uniforms and polos will be 50% off while all regular priced items will be 25% off.
On Friday prior to the game, Stockstill will host his eighth annual Lettermen's Golf Tournament. The event will take place at Champions Run Golf Course in Rockvale. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 AM with a shotgun start scheduled for 1 PM. The cost is $45 per person and participants are encouraged to make the checks payable to the Alumni Golf Tournament.
Following is a list of the day's activities on campus:
April 19-21: Spring into Middle Alumni Weekend (check mtalumni.com for all activities)
9:00 AM: Lightning's Locker Room Opens
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Yard Sale outside Lightning's Locker Room
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Autograph Session (north concourse of Floyd Stadium by Gate 2A)
1:00 PM: Blue-White Spring Game
1:00 PM: Women's softball vs North Texas
2:00 PM: Baseball Old Timers Day
2:00 PM: Women's soccer Alumni Game
4:00 PM: Baseball vs FIU
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