Virginia Announces Spring Football Schedule
Charlottesville, VA – Virginia football coach Mike London announced today the Cavaliers’ spring football schedule. The first of the team’s 15 practice dates takes place March 19 on the practice fields behind the McCue Center. In addition to the practices held at UVa, the Cavaliers will hold free open practices in Fairfax, Newport News and Richmond.
The first out-of-town practice is schedule for Fairfax High School in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. The Cavaliers will practice at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va. on Friday, March 30 from 7-9 p.m. and in Richmond, Va. on Saturday, April 7 at Sports Backers Stadium from 3-5 p.m.
A fan zone will be staged at each practice site that includes promotional give-a-ways and interactive activities for children. The fan zone will be open one hour before the start of each practice session.
The team will play its annual Orange-Blue spring football game Saturday, April 14 at Scott Stadium. Gates will open at noon with on-field activities available for fans for approximately one hour. The Orange-Blue spring football game will begin shortly after 2 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
“We have enjoyed the opportunity to take the team on the road during the spring and look forward to going to three new sites this year,” said head coach Mike London. “The support of our fans at these practices has been fantastic. They have been great opportunities for us to interact with the area high school coaches and for recruits to come out and get a first-hand look at our program.”
In addition to the open practices in Fairfax, Newport News and Richmond, the Cavaliers’ practice sessions on March 19, 21 & 23 (8:30-10:30 a.m.) and April 6 (8:30-10:30 a.m.) will be open to the public. Those practices will take place behind the McCue Center on the football practice fields.