Herd announces football camp schedule, scrimmages open to fans

Published 12:19 am Monday, August 5, 2013

Marshall SID Staff Report


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall Football announced the open portion of its August camp schedule on Friday.

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The Monday-Friday practices are open to the public and will last approximately two hours.

The scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 10, is open only to Big Green members and 2013 season-ticket holders.

Those wishing to gain admittance to the scrimmage may do so by joining the Big Green and/or buying season tickets from Marshall’s customer service representatives at Gate A.

There will be staff members on hand to answer any questions related to ticket sales for the 2013 football season.

The Thundering Herd will host its Fan Day on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 4-6 p.m. on the turf at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Fans are asked to remain in the chairback sections on the west side of the stadium until the team heads to the east stands for the team photo.

At that time, fans will be permitted to enter the field area for access to take a team photo in a designated area.

Upon the completion of the team photo, student-athletes will be made available on the field for autographs. Admission is free.

The Saturday, Aug. 17, scrimmage will be held at 7 p.m. and will be open only to Big Green members.

However, those wishing to join the Big Green will be able to do so by visiting customer service representatives at Gate A.

Marshall University students may gain admittance free of charge to both scrimmages by presenting a valid student ID at Gate A.

Open Practice Schedule

Monday, Aug. 5 — 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. (two split squad workouts first four days)

Tuesday, Aug. 6 — 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 7 — 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 8 — 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 9 — 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10 — 10:45 a.m. (Scrimmage: Gates open 10:15 a.m.)

Sunday, Aug. 11 — Fan Day (4-6 p.m. Gates open at 3:30 p.m.)

Monday, Aug. 12 — 9:15 a.m., 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 13 — 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14 — 9:15 a.m., 4 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 15 — 2:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16 — 9:15 a.m., 4 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 17 — 7 p.m. (Scrimmage: Gates open at 6:30 p.m.)