Marshall Football to Hold Scrimmage Saturday


Marshall football

Marshall football

April 11, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.-The Marshall football team will scrimmage at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in what will be the ninth practice of the spring campaign.

The scrimmage will be open to current Big Green members, individuals looking to join the Big Green and Marshall students who present a valid student ID. Big Green Scholarship Foundation staff and ticket office representatives will be on hand to answer any questions and to sign up individuals wishing to join the Big Green. All spectators are asked to enter the stadium through Gate A, which will open at 1 p.m.

This year’s annual Green and White spring game will take place on Saturday, Apr. 26 at 2 p.m. at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall greats Chad Pennington and Byron Leftwich will serve as the head coaches and will be assisted by numerous Thundering Herd legends during the game. The format of the game will be slightly different, with more of a split-squad scrimmage.

Tickets and parking passes are currently on sale and may be ordered through HerdZone.com, by calling 800-THE-HERD, or by visiting the Cam Henderson Center box office. Tickets are $5 and all seating is general admission on the west side of the stadium. Parking passes are $20 apiece and will guarantee each customer a spot in the west, annex, or softball lots. It is recommended that parking passes are ordered in advance to guarantee a spot. All parking lots will open at 9 a.m. on game day. Individuals wishing to park their RVs will be able to do so in the lot behind the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Service Center on 3rd Avenue, approximately two blocks from the stadium.

The Green and White game will follow the Young Thundering Herd’s spring turn-on in the Memorial Fountain Ceremony at 11 a.m.