Ohio State Spring Football Game Jerseys To Have Pink Accents

UPDATED: Wednesday April 21, 2010 2:39 PM

Ohio State athletics administrators announced on Thursday that the football team will sport jerseys with pink accents for the annual Spring Game.

The game is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on April 24 at Ohio Stadium.

The university said that it will be a scarlet, gray and pink day, with Ohio State coaches wearing pink caps along with the team's jerseys.

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They will later be auctioned to benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.

The Buckeye men's lacrosse team will host Air Force in an 11 a.m. match, followed by the football Scarlet-Gray scrimmage.

During both games, there will be contests, giveaways, interactive scoreboard videos, autograph sessions with Ohio State student-athletes and a football halftime kicking contest to win a prize pack.

Ohio State students will have a chance to form a football pregame tunnel to welcome the squads onto the field, according to the university.

Fans can purchase tickets at the Athletics Ticket Office, online and through Ticketmaster. The price of each ticket is $5 in advance and $10 day of the game.  The day of game sales are cash only, according to the university.

Ohio State students get into the game free with a valid identification. Children 6 and under will be admitted free of charge. Seating is general admission.

Last year, Buckeye fans set national records when 95,722 were on hand at the Horseshoe for the 2009 football spring game and 30,192 watched the lacrosse action.

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