Spring Game is April 6

UNL's annual Red-White Spring Game is 2 p.m. April 6 at Memorial Stadium.

More than 40,000 tickets for the game have been sold, with a large walk-up crowd expected for the football scrimmage. Tickets are available at http://huskers.com, by calling 800-824-4733, or at the Huskers ticket office in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage.

Reserved tickets are $10 each. Youth in eighth grade and under are admitted for free if they take the Drug Free Pledge at halftime of the game. Youth taking the pledge must secure a complimentary ticket from the Huskers ticket office. Free youth tickets will not be available at any of the satellite ticket selling locations around the stadium.

Fans attending the Red-White game are reminded that ongoing construction on the East Stadium will affect entrances and traffic flow for the game. Gates 16, 20 and 23 on the east side will be open and East Stadium seating will function as it did during the 2012 season.

Husker Sports Network will provide live radio coverage of the game statewide and around the world through Huskers.com. The game will be televised live on BTN at 2 p.m. and also available on BTN2Go.

Other information about the game:

— Fans purchasing tickets on Saturday can do so at the following locations—The Athletic Ticket Office in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage, Gate 10 ticket windows (NW corner of stadium) and outside Gate 20 (East side). The ticket office and other ticket selling locations will open at 10 a.m. April 6.

— All seating areas in Memorial Stadium with the exception of the new seats in East Stadium will be available for the spring game.

— UNL Parking Services will cashier Lot 9 (14th and Avery Parking Garage) and other campus lots for public parking. The charge will be $5 per vehicle. Public parking will also be available at Haymarket Park for $5.

— STARTRAN will provide shuttle service from South Pointe Pavilions (27th and Pine Lake streets) 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 $4 per person each way.

— The Husker Nation Pavilion is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. directly northeast of Memorial Stadium on the Gass Practice Field. Pavilion events include an autograph zone from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Former Huskers Rex Burkhead, Will Compton, Ben Cotton, Brett Maher and Kyler Reed are scheduled to participate in the autograph session.


— Also at the Husker Nation Pavilion, fans will have the opportunity to drop off items for the 2062 time capsule that will be placed near the East Stadium addition as part of the 50 years of consecutive sellouts streak. Youth can complete activity sheets, sign a drug free pledge that will be placed in the capsule, and to take a photo at a time capsule photo booth.


— Nebraska will honor several student-athletes during pregame ceremonies. The presentation of the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team will happen approximately 20 minutes before kickoff. The Huskers’ first-time football letter winners will be honored before kickoff.

— The Cletus Fischer Scholarship will be presented and the Dr. Barbara Hibner Trailblazer Award will also be recognized.

— Following the Red-White game, the Nebraska volleyball team will take on Iowa State in a 6 p.m. match at the Nebraska Coliseum. A separate ticket is required for that match. Volleyball tickets can be purchased through the Huskers ticket office.