No Cal Football Practice Wednesday, Scrimmage Saturday
BERKELEY – The Cal football team will not practice on Wednesday as originally scheduled. The team will resume its 2013 training camp on Thursday, Aug. 14 with a practice at California Memorial Stadium (4:30 p.m. PT). Cal will hold its second training camp scrimmage during its workout on Saturday, Aug. 17 (4 p.m. PT).
“We’ve had a great training camp and got a tremendous amount of work done to this point,” head coach Sonny Dykes said. “We felt like this was an excellent opportunity to give our players a day off both to give them extra time to focus on academics and get their bodies a little bit of rest.”
Cal’s final summer school session ends Friday.
*The countdown to Cal’s season opener at home against Northwestern on Saturday, Aug. 31 is now at 16 days. The game will be televised nationally by ESPN2 with a kickoff time scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT.
*After resuming practice Thursday, Cal is slated to work out every day at Memorial Stadium through Saturday, Aug. 24, when training camp concludes with Golden Bear Day presented by Bug Zappers Pest Control. Fans will have an opportunity to meet the team at the free event at Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza at Memorial Stadium from 2 to 4 p.m. PT.
*Golden Bear fans will also have an opportunity to get an all-access inside look at Cal football during the 2013 season through The Drive, a new television series featuring the Cal and Arizona State football programs that will air in 14 episodes on the Pac-12 Networks this fall. The show will debut with an hour-long special on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. that will focus on training camp and the first two games of the 2013 season. For the subsequent 13 weeks, the program will be 30 minutes and debut with two airings of a new episode every Wednesday across all seven networks at 7 p.m. and following the conclusion of Wednesday night Pac-12 Networks women's volleyball action at approximately 9:30 p.m. Check the Pac-12 Networks TV schedule (pac-12.com/tv-listings/pac-12-national) for additional repeats of the show. Visit pac-12.com/switch for information on how to get Pac-12 Networks.
*Fans can visit CalBears.com and various award-winning social media pages for comprehensive coverage of Cal football with a wide array of engaging content.
Find out more by visiting …
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- Twitter (@CalAthletics, @CalFootball)
- YouTube (CalAthletics)
For 2013 ticket information, visit CalBears.com or call (800) GO-BEARS.
2013 CAL FOOTBALL TRAINING CAMP PRACTICE SCHEDULE
DAY, DATE (GATE 1 OPENS) ... NOTES
Thursday, Aug. 15 (4:30 p.m.)
Friday, Aug. 16 (9:30 a.m.)
Friday, Aug. 16 (4:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 17 (4 p.m.)
Sunday, Aug. 18 (4 p.m.)
Monday, Aug. 19 (4 p.m.)
Tuesday, Aug. 20 (4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 21 (4 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 22 (4 p.m.)
Friday, Aug. 23 (4 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 24 (11 a.m.) ... Pregame Simulation
Saturday, Aug. 24 (2-4 p.m.) ... Golden Bear Day
All times Pacific; Schedule and visiting policies subject to change
FAN PRACTICE INFORMATION
Fans attending Cal football practices during the team’s 2013 training camp should enter Memorial Stadium through Gate 1 at the north end of the facility, with available seating in sections EE, F, FF and G. Fans are asked to refrain from taking photos or video during practice.
California Memorial Stadium Location – California Memorial Stadium is located on Piedmont Avenue in Berkeley between Bancroft Way and Hearst Avenue. It is adjacent to the Simpson Center for Student-Athlete High Performance at 2227 Piedmont Avenue. Parking in the vicinity of Memorial Stadium is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to read all signs at each parking location for further important information. There are also public transportation options. See below for some suggestions.
Public Transportation – Public transportation is highly recommended when visiting Berkeley. There are multiple public transportation options that lead to Memorial Stadium. BART has a station in downtown Berkeley about a half-mile west of the venue. Visit bart.gov, actransit.org or 511.org for more information.
Recreational Sports Facility Garage – Located on the north side of Bancroft Way between Dana Street and Ellsworth Street.
Street Parking – Paid and limited street parking may be available on streets near Memorial Stadium, with most options to the east, south and west along Bancroft Way, Channing Way, Piedmont Avenue, Prospect Street, Stadium Rim Way and Warring Street.
Underhill Garage – Located on the corner of Channing Way and College Avenue.
Witter Lot – Located near the corner of Centennial Drive and Stadium Rim Way.
More Information – For more info on directions and parking options, visit berkeley.edu/map.