Husky Spring Game Kicks Off Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

April 20, 2001

Seattle, WA - The annual Washington Spring Football game will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at Husky Stadium. Admission is free to the public. The Spring Game is one of several events on campus Saturday as a part of Washington's annual Spring Fling.

The Spring Game will be broadcast live by KOMO Radio AM-1000 with Bob Rondeau and Chuck Nelson calling the action and sideline reporter Bill Swartz conducting live interviews during the game with the Husky players. Fox Sports Net Northwest will air a broadcast of the game at 8 p.m. Saturday evening. Tod Pickett will call the action while former Husky quarterback Sonny Sixkiller will conduct sideline interviews with players and coaches. Washington head coach Rick Neuheisel will wear a wireless microphone during the broadcast and provide insights from field level during the telecast.

The Husky squad has been divided into two teams, Purple and White, for this year's spring game. Due to injuries and off-season surgeries, both the offensive and defensive linemen will play for both teams. Some players will participate for both teams during the game.

'We have done most of the work, so this is a chance to have some fun and provide a game-day atmosphere,' says Husky coach Rick Neuheisel. 'It should be a great day and I think our fans will have a fun time with all the planned activities.'

This year's Spring Game will consist of four quarters with a running clock for the first 10 minutes of each quarter and a standard clock the final five minutes of each period.

The Husky Football Experience -- 11:00am-12:00 pm
This free clinic for kids 12 and under will take place on the field of Husky Stadium. Registration at the west entrance of Husky Stadium at 10 a.m.

Rose Bowl Poster Distribution -- 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
A free Rose Bowl poster courtesy of Fox Sports Net will be distributed in the concourse on the north side of Husky Stadium. A donation area for the Curtis Williams Fund will also be set up in this area.

Husky Football Yearbook -- 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Relive the 2000 season and the 2001 Rose Bowl in this Washington Football Commemorative Yearbook. Packed with pictures, stories and a special inside perspective on each game from Washington's players. Just $5 at Tunnel 23.

The Dawghouse -- 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
New Husky merchandise on sale.

The Dawghouse -- 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Rose Bowl gear at discount prices. Stop by the north plaza, just outside Husky Stadium.

Husky Volleyball Tournament -- All Day
Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. The tournament will run from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and will feature the following teams: Montana State, Portland, Seattle Pacific, Washington, Washington State and Western Washington.

Husky Men's and Women's Soccer -- 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Stop by the Husky Soccer Field to see the Pac-10 Champion men's and women's soccer teams in action against the rival Portland Pilots. The women will play at 11:00 am and the men will follow at 1:30pm.

Husky Men's Tennis -- 1 p.m.
The nationally ranked Husky men's tennis team will host the Oregon Ducks at 1 p.m. at Quillian Stadium. If there is inclement weather, the match will be played in the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

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