The annual Black & Gold Spring Game for Vanderbilt football will be held at 1 p.m. CT on April 13th in Vanderbilt Stadium and will be a part of a jam-packed weekend of home events for Vanderbilt's athletic teams. In addition to the intra-squad match-up of Head Coach James Franklin's troops, the Vanderbilt baseball team will play new SEC opponent Missouri at 4 p.m. that same day with the baseball game being broadcast on ESPNU. The Commodores and Tigers will also square off at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Also taking place that weekend on campus will be home women's tennis matches against South Carolina Friday and Florida Sunday. The lacrosse team will also host Florida at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
While there will be no tickets issued for the Spring Game, Commodore fans are encouraged to bring donated items that will be collected and distributed by Soles4Souls. Fans are encouraged to bring the following new or gently used items:
This summer, Vanderbilt student-athletes will be part of a service trip to Tanzania that is scheduled to take place in conjunction with Soles4Souls.
As part of the game day atmosphere, Vandyville will once again be open for fans to come and enjoy tailgating prior to the football/baseball doubleheader. Star Walk will take place at noon and all fans are encouraged to come and be a part of this Commodore tradition. In addition, the popular Kids Field Day will once again take place on Dudley Field beginning at 10:30 a.m. All kids 12 and under are invited down onto the field to take part in a series of games and activities.
Following the conclusion of the Spring Game, Commodore fans are encouraged to make their way next door to Hawkins Field for the baseball game. Single game tickets for the baseball game can be purchased online or by calling 615-322-GOLD (4653).
Friday, April 12 4 p.m. - Women's Tennis vs. South Carolina 6:30 p.m. - Baseball vs. Missouri
Saturday, April 13 1 p.m. - Black & Gold Spring Game 4 p.m. - Baseball vs. Missouri
Sunday, April 14 1 p.m. - Baseball vs. Missouri 1 p.m. - Lacrosse vs. Florida 1 p.m. - Women's Tennis vs. Florida