UVa. football Meet the Team Day set for Aug. 14
The Virginia football team will hold its annual “Meet the Team Day” this year on Sunday, Aug. 14. Cavalier fans will have the chance to interact with the players on Virginia’s 2011 squad, head coach Mike London and the other members of the UVa coaching staff.
Meet the Team Day takes place at the Carl Smith Center, home of David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium. Players will be available for photos and autographs from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Gates to the stadium open at 1:30 p.m.
“Our team looks forward to this event every year,” London said. “This is a fun day for our players and it’s a great break during preseason camp. Our fans have been very supportive and I know everyone’s looking forward to the start of the season on Sept. 3 against William & Mary.”
Fans will be able to pick up copies of the 2011 Cavalier Football schedule poster, schedule magnet and schedule cards. Tours of the locker room will take place and fans will have the opportunity to purchase the latest 2011 officially licensed sideline apparel from Nike. Concession stands will be in operation and the first 500 youth in attendance will receive a free UVa-Nike mini football. All fans in attendance also have the opportunity to win door prizes.
There will be plenty of activities for young Cavalier fans. A kid’s zone will feature inflatable games and other activities. The Cavalier and his horse, Sabre, will be in attendance along with members of the Virginia spirit team.
Parking is free for the event in both the East and West lots adjacent to Scott Stadium.
Note: The final movie night at Scott Stadium will take place on Friday, Aug. 12. Gates open at 5 p.m. and “Toy Story 3” will begin at 6 p.m. Admission is free and seating will be on the field in addition to the stands.