Blue/White Spring Football Game to Highlight 'Big Blue Weekend' April 25-27

Feb. 14, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky sports fans can plan to enjoy plenty of baseball, softball and football action on the UK campus during "Big Blue Weekend" April 25-27.

The Blue/White Spring Football Game will be held Saturday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.  The Blue/White Game will be conclude spring practice and will be the fans' first look at the 2014 Wildcats.  Tickets will be free of charge and a distribution plan will be announced later.

The Kentucky baseball team will play host to Ole Miss in a three-game series at Cliff Hagan Stadium.  Friday's game is set for 6:30 p.m., followed by 1 p.m. contests on Saturday and Sunday. 

The softball series will be a matchup of teams currently ranked in the nation's top 10 when Kentucky, currently ranked No. 7 in the country, takes on top-ranked Tennessee.  The teams will tangle at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at John Cropp Stadium, followed by a 2 p.m. Sunday finale.

Single-game tickets for baseball and softball cost $5 for adults and $2 for age 6-18.  UK students and persons age 5 and under are free.

Here is the composite schedule of games for the weekend:

Friday, April 25

  • Softball vs. Tennessee, 6 p.m.
  • Baseball vs. Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 26

  • Baseball vs. Ole Miss, 1 p.m.
  • Blue/White Spring Football Game, 3:30 p.m.
  • Softball vs. Tennessee, 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 27

  • Baseball vs. Ole Miss, 1 p.m.
  • Softball vs. Tennessee, 2 p.m.

UK Alumni Association to Host Tailgate Event at Blue/White Game as part of Alumni Weekend Activities

1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Commonwealth Stadium Red Lot near Gate 4 - $8 per person, $5 for UK Alumni Association members

Join fellow alumni and fans for food prior to the scrimmage. Enjoy music, games, and giveaways. Then head into Commonwealth Stadium to watch the Blue/White game.

More information on this event and other Alumni Weekend activities can be found at www.ukalumni.net/alumniweekend