Weather conditions alter USU football alumni weekend

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State’s football alumni reunion golf tournament has been cancelled on Friday due to high water levels at the Logan River Golf Course. As a result, the dinner has been changed to a reception with light refreshments at the Logan Golf and Country Club Cedar Room on Friday at 6 p.m. All football alumni in town for Saturday’s USU Spring Game are invited to attend.If any questions or for more information, contact Kevin Rice, Associate Athletic Director – Development at 435-797-1860 (office), 801-597-4906 (cell) or kevin.rice@usu.edu. The alumni gathering is just one of the many activities going on this weekend surrounding the Spring Game.USU soccer will be holding its annual alumni game on Saturday as well, at the football practice field, located south of the Chuck & Gloria Bell Soccer Field and the Laub Indoor Practice Facility. Opening ceremonies featuring roughly 40 alumni, including recognition of two alumni from the class of 2000, will take place at 9 a.m. with matches starting at 9:15 a.m. Matches are slated for 25 minutes long and a small-sided with a mixture of current Aggie players playing alongside the Aggie alumni, before the alumni will take on the current USU team at 11:15 a.m. A bounce house will be on hand for children to play in. For more information, contact assistant coach Marla Nelson at 435-797-8752 or m.l.nelson@aggiemail.usu.edu.The second-annual HURD Bowl will now start at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium. The HURD is planning on four teams playing with the championship game slated for 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Alex Putnam at a.put@aggiemail.usu.edu. Utah State softball will conclude its three-game Western Athletic Conference series with a single game at Noon on Saturday at LaRee and LeGrand Johnson Field. The Aggies face the Bulldogs of Fresno State in a doubleheader on Friday starting at 1 p.m. before concluding the series on Saturday.At 1 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a tour of the Jim and Carol Laub Athletics-Academics Complex for the USU Football alumni group.The weekend is topped off as Utah State football will wrap up spring drills with the Blue-White Spring Game at 2 p.m. at Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium. Utah State University President Stan Albrecht and University Provost Raymond Coward will be the celebrity guest head coaches for the Spring Game.The USU Ticket Office will be open at the South Ticket Office at Romney Stadium from 1 – 4 p.m. for Aggie football season ticket renewals as well as taking new orders. Fans can also renew online 24 hours a day at www.UtahStateAggies.com and clicking on the “buy/renew tickets” under the “tickets” drop down menu. For more ticket information, contact the USU Ticket Office at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, or by phone by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or (435) 797-0305.Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball or on the USU football blog at usufootball.wordpress.com. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.-USU-

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