April 5, 2013
Charlottesville, Va. - The Virginia football team will hold its annual Orange-Blue Spring Scrimmage on Saturday, April 6 at Scott Stadium. The stadium's gates open at 11 a.m. and the Fan Fest activities on the field and above the Hill are scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. The on-field activities are available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Spring Scrimmage will begin at 1 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
The Spring Scrimmage will be webcast on ESPN3.
"I'm pleased with how our spring practices have gone thus far," Virginia head coach Mike London said. "We've been hard at work implementing new systems on offense, defense, and special teams. The Spring game on April 6 will be a great test to see how far we have progressed toward our goal of becoming a smart, tough and aggressive football team."
Authentic game-worn football jerseys and helmets will be on sale at a location above the Hill prior to the Spring Scrimmage. Jerseys from the 2006 to 2009 seasons will be on sale for $75 and a variety of bowl jerseys will be available in limited numbers for $150. Game-worn navy colored football helmets and white throwback helmets (from Virginia's 2008 game against Richmond) will be available for $150. All jerseys and helmets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Methods of payment include cash and credit cards (no checks). An autographed Matt Schaub jersey will also be auctioned off. The jersey/helmet sale will take place behind the scoreboard at the open end of Scott Stadium and begins at 11 a.m. when gates at Scott Stadium open.
Promotional tables will be set up inside the stadium's East and West Gates. Fans will have an opportunity to pick-up the 2013 football poster, schedule magnet, and a roster/autograph card. Raffle tickets will also be available for fans at each promotional table. Raffle prizes include 2013 season and single game tickets, a trip for two to a 2013 away game, a tailgate package to the opening game against BYU, and signed footballs.
A Select-A-Seat event will be held in conjunction with the Orange-Blue Spring Scrimmage Fans may visit the CavForce sales booths outside of Sections 106 and 124 for information on 2013 Virginia football season tickets. Seats in both the lower and upper levels will be tagged and new buyers will have the opportunity to select their 2013 seat locations starting at 11 a.m.
Concession stands and the Cavalier Team Shop merchandise locations inside the east and west gate at Scott Stadium locations will be open.
The 2013 spring award winners will be announced at halftime of the scrimmage. After the scrimmage the team will hold an autograph session for fans on the field.
Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.'Hoos Savor Latest ITA TitleMen's Tennis2/20/17In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio State 4-1 at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Virginia Adds Two More FBS Transfers to the Fold
Football | 2/21/2017
Virginia football head coach Bronco Mendenhall has added two more FBS transfers to the program.
Jeff White: Cavalier Football Notebook
Football | 2/15/2017
Quarterback Kurt Benkert, who began his college career at East Carolina, learned valuable lessons...
Blanding to be Awarded the MacArthur Award
Football | 2/8/2017
Virginia free safety Quin Blanding will be honored with the General Douglas MacArthur Award for...
Three Cavaliers Earn All-ACC Academic Honors
Football | 2/8/2017
Three Virginia Cavaliers have been named to the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic...
Virginia Football's Signing Day Central
Football | 2/1/2017
Live updates today, including signee bios and highlight videos.
Jeff White: Cavaliers Restock at Running Back
Football | 2/1/2017
Virginia's 2017 recruits include running backs Lamont Atkins, PK Kier and Jamari Peacock. Atkins ...
Six Cavaliers Earn VaSID All-State Recognition
Football | 01/26/2017
Six Virginia football players were named to the 2016 Virginia Sports Information Directors...
Virginia Announces 2017 Football Schedule
Football | 01/24/2017
The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2017 football schedules for its member institutions...
- Online Stores