Illinois Athletics hosts sports fest

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — If you’re an Illini sports fan, it is a great weekend to get out and see the spring sports for free.

Illinois Athletics is hosting a Spring Sports Fest.

The Football team will have open practice on Saturday, along with an autograph session and a family fun event in Grange Grove.

Plus, the men’s tennis, softball and volleyball teams each have home matchups.

The event begins Friday and runs through Sunday.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, April 6
5 p.m.                  Softball vs. Maryland (Eichelberger Field / Free Admission)
6:30 p.m.             Illini Football BBQ and Reunion (Invitation / Colonnades Club)
7 p.m.                  Volleyball vs. Bradley (Huff Hall / Free Admission)

Saturday, April 7
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.   Merchandise Sale
11 a.m.               Family Fun Fest (Grange Grove / Free Admission)
12-2 p.m.            Football Open Practice (Memorial Stadium / Free Admission)
12 p.m.               Men’s Tennis vs. Michigan (Atkins Tennis Center / Free Admission)
1 p.m.                 Softball vs. Maryland (Eichelberger Field / Free Admission)
2 p.m.                 Football Autograph Session (Memorial Stadium / Free Admission)

Sunday, April 8
12 p.m.                Men’s Tennis vs. Michigan State (Atkins Tennis Center / Free Admission)
12 p.m.                Softball vs. Maryland (Eichelberger Field / Free Admission

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