2018 Virginia Tech Football Spring Game set for April 14

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and head coach Justin Fuente announced that the 2018 Maroon-White Spring Game is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at Lane Stadium. Admission to the Spring Game is free. The tentative start day for spring football practice is March 17. More details surrounding the Spring Game will be announced once they are finalized.

The 2018 Spring Game will be followed by the grand opening celebration for English Field at Union Park, the home of Virginia Tech baseball. The event will include a special pregame ceremony prior to head coach John Szefc and the Hokies facing ACC rival Louisville at 7 p.m. Fans attending will receive commemorative giveaways and will be treated to a special postgame show. The Hokies will also play host to Louisville at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 13 and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Other events on campus the weekend of the 2018 Spring Game include the 3.2-Mile Run in Remembrance on April 14. This community run/walk throughout the campus of Virginia Tech strives to bring fellow Hokies together, to feel the support of the community, and to celebrate the lives of our friends and family members. Registration for the run will open in February. Tech’s men’s tennis squad also plays host to VCU at noon on Sunday, April 15.

All 2018 football ticket information will be available for fans in early February, with season ticket renewals beginning in the days following. For 2017 season ticket holders, the deadline to renew one’s seats is March 16. The deadline to submit a gift to the Hokie Scholarship Fund for priority seating is March 31.

Fans can now enter a sweepstakes to win single-game tickets to a Virginia Tech football game this season. To enter, click on the link at the top of the story.

The Hokies enter the 2017 season seeking to extend a streak of 25 straight bowl appearances – the longest active streak recognized by the NCAA. The Hokies finished the 2017 season ranked No. 24 in The Associated Press top 25 poll, marking the first time since 2010 and 2011 that Tech has finished in the final AP poll in back-to-back seasons. The Hokies also were ranked in the final USA Today Coaches Poll, checking in at No. 25.