ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan Athletic Department announced today (March 6) that the annual spring football game, highlighting the 130th team in program history, will begin at noon EDT on Saturday, April 11, at Michigan Stadium.
The defending Big Ten Conference Champion baseball and softball teams are pushing back the start times for their games to accommodate the annual football scrimmage. Fans are encouraged to attend either sporting event immediately following the conclusion of the final spring football practice.
The softball team hosts the first of two games against Minnesota at Alumni Field beginning at 3 p.m. First pitch from Fisher Stadium takes place at 3:05 p.m., with the baseball team hosting the second of a three-game series with Illinois. The games will be played at the Wilpon Baseball and Softball Complex across from Yost Ice Arena and Schembechler Hall.
The sports weekend kicks off with a women's rowing regatta Saturday morning that includes Wisconsin, Iowa and Louisville at Belleville Lake (9 a.m..). There is also an 11 a.m. women's tennis match against Purdue at the Varsity Tennis Center.
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Following are the sporting events on campus during the holiday weekend:
Saturday, April 11
9 a.m. Women's Rowing vs. Wisconsin, Iowa and Louisville, Belleville Lake
11 a.m. Women's Tennis vs. Purdue, Varsity Tennis Center
Noon Spring Football Game, Michigan Stadium
3 p.m. Softball vs. Minnesota, Alumni Field
3:05 p.m. Baseball vs. Illinois, Fisher Stadium
Sunday, April 12
1 p.m. Softball vs. Minnesota, Alumni Field
1:05 p.m. Baseball vs. Illinois, Fisher Stadium
Michigan Spring Sports Weekend
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