ESPN3 to webcast Virginia spring football game

ESPN announced today it will video stream Virginia’s Orange-Blue Spring Football Game on ESPN3. The contest is slated for Saturday, April 2 at Scott Stadium following the UVa men’s lacrosse team’s game against Maryland that starts at noon. Virginia is one of eight schools currently scheduled to have its spring football game carried by ESPN on one of its broadcast platforms.

The Virginia-Maryland men’s lacrosse match, which will air on ESPNU, will also be webcast on ESPN3.

The football team will take the field approximately five minutes after the conclusion of the men’s lacrosse team’s game. The football team’s Orange-Blue spring game will begin after a warm-up period that will last approximately 35 minutes.

Scott Stadium’s East, West, and South lots and the North D lot off Alderman Road will be available for free parking starting at 8 a.m. on April 2. Free public parking will also be available in the Emmet / Ivy Parking Garage and University Hall parking lots. Hourly rates will apply at the Central Grounds Garage. Scott Stadium’s gates will open at 11 a.m.

Fan-friendly activities will be set-up in Scott Stadium’s Pergola Plaza from 11 a.m. to noon, including inflatable games, face-painting, a balloon artist, and more. Following the Orange-Blue game, there will be a brief autograph session with the players on the field.

Authentic game-worn home “blue” football jerseys from the years 2001 to 2006 will be on sale. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase jerseys from such popular players at Heath Miller, Matt Schaub, Chris Long, D’Brickashaw Ferguson and Marques Hagans. All jerseys are $75 and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Methods of payment include cash and credit cards. No checks. The jerseys will be sold behind the scoreboard on the open end of Scott Stadium. Gates will open at 11 a.m. for the jersey sale.



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