Washington Set to Open Football Practice Aug. 15

Aug. 12, 2001

Seattle - The 2001 Washington football season gets underway Aug. 15 when the Huskies will hold the first of their scheduled freshman practice sessions at Husky Stadium. On Aug. 17 the varsity players will report to camp and the Huskies will relocate to The Evergreen State College in Olympia to hold the remainder of their two-a-day practices. Washington will practice in Olympia from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25.

NCAA rules limit the squad size to 105 players until the first game or first day of classes, whichever comes first. The remaining squad members will join the Washington roster after the Huskies' season opener against Michigan on Sept. 8.

The annual Husky Picture Day activities are set for Friday, Aug. 31 at 5:30 p.m. on the East Practice Fields at Husky Stadium. This year's picture day will again feature free soft drinks and hot dogs to fans in attendance. Husky schedule posters and schedule cards will be available.

The Huskies annual kickoff luncheon will take place Sept. 6 at noon at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. Tickets for the event are $35 and a table of 10 is $350. Tickets can be ordered at 206-543-2210 or 206-685-3739.

Listed below is Washington's tentative practice schedul:

2001 Washington Preseason Schedule

Date       Scheduled Practices  
Aug. 15 10:30 / 4:30 @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 16 10:30 / 4:30 @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 17 None
Aug. 18 8:45 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 19 8:45 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 20 8:45 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 21 9:30 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 22 9:00 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 23 9:00 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 24 9:00 / 4:15 @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 25 12:30 Scrimmage @ Evergreen State College
Aug. 26 None
Aug. 27 10:00 / 4:00 @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 28 10:00 / 4:00 @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 29 10:00 / 4:00 @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 30 4:00 Scrimmage @ Husky Stadium
Aug. 31 3:15 @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 1 None
Sept. 2 6:15 p.m. @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 3 3:45 p.m. @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 4 3:45 p.m. @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 5 3:45 p.m. @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 6 4:30 p.m. @ Husky Stadium
Sept. 7 3:15 p.m. @ Husky Stadium (Closed)
Sept. 8 12:30 p.m. Kickoff vs. Michigan
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