April 10, 2015

Husker football spring scrimmage is April 11

Nebraska will hold its annual Red-White Spring Game at 1 p.m. April 11 at Memorial Stadium.

More than 65,000 reserved tickets for the game have been sold, with a large walk-up crowd expected. Fans are strongly encouraged to buy tickets in advance to avoid long lines at ticket selling locations or will call windows.

Tickets are available online at http://www.huskers.com until 11 a.m. April 11. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 1-800-824-4744 or at the guest services counter in the lobby of West Stadium (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays).

Reserved tickets for the game are $10 each. Youth in grades eight and under are admitted for free and encouraged to take part in a drug free pledge at halftime. Youth must still secure a complimentary ticket for the game.

Other spring game information includes:

  • Fans who do not purchase tickets before April 11 can do so at the following locations: Gate 10 ticket windows (northwest corner of stadium), Gate 1 (south stadium) and a trailer on the East Plaza.

  • The Gate 1 and Gate 10 locations will have credit card availability, and will also have free youth tickets. The trailer on the East Plaza will be a cash-only location, and will not have complimentary youth tickets.

  • UNL Parking will cashier Lot 9 (14th and Avery Parking Garage) and other campus lots for public parking. The charge is $5 per vehicle. Public parking will also be available at Haymarket Park and the Pinnacle Bank Arena festival parking for $5. Individuals with tickets for Nebraska’s baseball game on April 11 can park at Haymarket Park free of charge, beginning at 8 a.m.

  • STARTRAN will be providing shuttle service from South Pointe Pavilions (27th and Pine Lake) and North Star High School (5801 N. 33rd St.). The buses will park on R Street near the Lied Center. Shuttles begin at noon and return trips start at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Cost is $5 per adult each way and $5 round trip for children.

  • Husker Nation Pavilion will be open from 10 a.m. to kickoff in the East Stadium Plaza area. Inflatables, face painting and other family-friendly options will be available. The 2015 Nebraska football schedule cards and Drug Free Pledge cards can be picked up at that area and other locations around the stadium.

  • First National Bank will sponsor an autograph zone at the pavilion from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring 2014 Husker seniors Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell and Josh Mitchell.

  • Nebraska will honor more than 30 football student-athletes named to the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team during pregame ceremonies. The presentation of the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team will happen approximately 20 minutes before kickoff.

  • During the first quarter break, James Linder, interim president of the University of Nebraska, and Hank Bounds, who starts as NU president on April 13, will be recognized.

  • Husker Sports Network will provide live radio coverage of the Red-White game statewide and around the world through Huskers.com and on the TuneIn app. Husker Sports Network coverage begins at 11 a.m.

  • The game will be televised live on BTN at 1 p.m. and also available on BTN2Go. Eric Collins, Damon Benning and Larry Punteney comprise the broadcast team. Other televised Big Ten spring games on Saturday include Northwestern at 11 a.m. and Minnesota at 3 p.m. BTN will wrap up the day’s spring games at 5 p.m.

  • The Nebraska track and field teams will be hosting the Husker Spring Invite at Ed Weir Stadium on April 11. Field events begin at 10 a.m., with running events beginning at 1:35 p.m. and continuing until 5:45 p.m. Fans can attend the track meet for free.

  • The Nebraska baseball team will host Minnesota at 6 p.m. April 11 at Hawks Field. The Huskers also host the Golden Gophers on April 10 at 7 p.m. and April 12 at 1 p.m. Tickets are available for all three games.