"Turn Up The Lights" SC Football to hold Spring Game at night

Gamecock Spring Game set for 7 PM on April 16th
SC to hold Spring Game at night
Photo credit South Carolina Athletic Dept.

There is excitement surrounding South Carolina Football in year two under Shane Beamer. A recent announcement from the program looks to create more excitement. On Thursday it was announced that this year's Gamecock Garnet and Black Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 16 will be under the lights at Williams-Brice Stadium. The game will start at 7 pm and will be part of a "Big Gamecock Weekend" of activities. Admission to the game is free for all fans.

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"Gamecock fans have always liked their football under the lights at Williams-Brice Stadium," said Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer. "Our team will be fired up finishing a tough spring practice season performing in front of a great crowd for our Garnet and Black Spring Football Game."

Festivities for the game will begin with a pre-game concert by Patrick Davis in the Gamecock Park amphitheater from 5 - 6:30 pm. Following the game, there will be a post-game fireworks show in Williams-Brice Stadium.

Concessions will be available during the spring game, including beer and wine sales.

The Gamecock baseball team will host Ole Miss at Founders Park starting at 1 pm, with a block party before the game outside the stadium.

"Big Gamecock Weekend" will start on Thursday with the baseball team's game against Ole Miss at 7 pm and continues Friday with Beach Volleyball against Georgia State and College of Charleston at Wheeler Beach, men's tennis against Texas A&M at the Carolina Tennis Center and the baseball series with Ole Miss continuing at 7 pm.

Other events on Saturday include the Gamecock Invitational Track & Field Meet at Cregger Track and Beach Volleyball against Florida Gulf Coast and Coastal Carolina.

"This promises to be a great weekend of activities for our fans," said Gamecock Athletics Director Ray Tanner. "Our staff has talked about putting a weekend of activities together like this for years and I am sure everyone will enjoy a 'Big Gamecock Weekend'."

Featured Image Photo Credit: South Carolina Athletic Dept.