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UNC's football spring showcase headlines Tar Heel Super Saturday

Posted Thursday, March 26, 2009

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Chapel Hill, NC - Six different Tar Heel sports, including the football Spring Showcase and No. 2-ranked baseball team, are scheduled for the University of North Carolina's Super Saturday on March 28th.

Butch Davis is in his third spring as head coach of the Tar Heel football team and will direct a practice and scrimmage at Kenan Stadium beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The Super Saturday version of Tar Heel Town opens at 10 a.m. at Navy Field located across from the baseball stadium on Ridge Road. Tar Heel Town includes interactive sporting activities, kid friendly attractions, food, face painting and a live radio broadcast. Tar Heel Town runs until 2 p.m. Five different Olympic sports - women's lacrosse, men's tennis, softball, men's lacrosse and baseball - play on campus on Super Saturday, with the women's lacrosse team getting action started at 11 a.m. against Boston College at Fetzer Field.

Events continue at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center at 1 p.m. as the men's tennis squad takes on Boston College. Also at 1 p.m., the softball team begins a doubleheader against BC at Anderson Stadium/Williams Field. The men's lacrosse team, under the direction on first-year head coach Joe Breschi, meets longtime rival Johns Hopkins at 2 p.m. at Fetzer Field. Finally, the baseball team plays host to the University of Virginia at Boshamer Stadium at 3 p.m.

Admission to all events is free, except baseball. Tickets for the baseball game are $7 or $10. Fans can avoid lines at the baseball game by purchasing tickets while they last at TarHeelBlue.com.

Parking will be available at various lots across campus.

Fans attending the Football Spring Showcase at Kenan Stadium are encouraged to park for $5 at Ramshead Parking Deck on Ridge Road, or for free at the Craige and Jackson Decks on Manning Drive or the Smith Center lots. Fans attending the men's and women's lacrosse games should park at the School of Government or Cobb Decks for free or the Highway 54 lot on Raleigh Road for $5.

Spectators attending the men's tennis match and softball games are invited to park for free at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center and Anderson Stadium/Williams Field lots, respectively.

Those attending the baseball game are also encouraged to park at the Ramshead Deck ($5). Baseball fans also should check for available parking at the Highway 54 lot ($5) and the Smith Center lots (free). The Carolina Basketball Museum will operate on a normal Saturday schedule from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 
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