March 29, 2011
STANFORD, Calif. -
Stanford Athletics and ESPN have reached an agreement to stream the Cardinal and White Spring Game, scheduled for Saturday, April 9 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, on ESPN3.com.
Kickoff is set for 2:00 p.m.
Additionally, the Cardinal and White Spring Game will be replayed on ESPNU on Tuesday, April 19th at 10:00 p.m. PT and Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. PT.
"Having our spring game aired on ESPN3 will be very exciting," said Stanford's Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football David Shaw. "We know there is a high level of interest nationally in Stanford Football and we are excited to showcase our team. This is personally significant to me because the Vice President of ESPN3, Damon Phillips, is a friend of mine and former teammate, and it's great to see Stanford Athletics collaborate with Stanford alumni."
"Spring football games are a part of the rich tradition and pageantry of college football," said Damon Phillips, vice president, ESPN3.com. "The Cardinal and White Game gives ESPN3.com viewers an exclusive sneak peak at one of the nation's top football programs heading into this season."
ESPN3.com is ESPN's live sports broadband network, a 24/7 destination that delivers thousands of live, global sports events annually. It is currently available in more than 65 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or cable TV video subscription from an affiliated provider. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.
The Cardinal and White Spring Game will kick off at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at Kezar Stadium, located on Stanyan Street at the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park. Fan fest activities, featuring food and a beer garden by CB Hannegan's, music from KZSU and the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB), activity stations such as a football and bean bag toss, face painting, autographs with the Stanford men's and women's basketball teams, will begin at 12 noon. Admission is free.
Ticket information regarding the 2011 Stanford Football season is available by calling 1-800-STANFORD or on-line at GoStanford.com.