UAB Announces Plans For Blazer Blitz Weekend, April 16

April 8, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- A full day of UAB athletic events -- all free to the public -- will highlight the activities planned for Saturday, April 16 when Blazer Blitz Weekend is held on campus.

The schedule of events will begin Saturday morning when the Blazer football team holds its annual Spring Game at West Campus Field. The scrimmage is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. with an opportunity for fans to get autographs and photos taken with their favorite Blazers prior to the game set from 10:00-10:30 am.

Following the Spring Game, the action will switch across the street to the UAB baseball/softball complex. The Blazer softball team will play host to Conference USA foe East Carolina for a doubleheader starting at 1:00 p.m. CT. Full Moon BBQ plates will be available to fans at a cost of $5.00 (cash only) and will be sold from the ticket booth during the Spring Game.

The Blazer Blitz event will also offer plenty of activities for kids, such as inflatables, face painting, caricatures and balloon artists and clowns.

The UAB baseball team will also be in action next door to softball with a 2:00 p.m. first pitch for the Blazers' game against Memphis.

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