LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2009) – UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart and Men's Basketball Coach John Calipari announce a student-only practice Friday, Oct. 23, at Memorial Coliseum (the time will be announced later), sponsored by Joe Craft and Friends of Coal. This is an exclusive chance for students to see the 2009-2010 Wildcats.
Students will need both their Wildcard student ID and a blue “MEMBER OF THE BIG BLUE NATION” wristband for entry to the practice. There are several opportunities for students to receive the wristband.
The first 500 UK students at the following events will receive a wristband (you must show your Wildcard student ID). Admission is free for UK students at the following events:
· Men’s Soccer vs. Tulsa - 7 p.m., Wed., Oct. 7, at UK Soccer Complex (gates open at 6 p.m.; also a TallyCats event)
· Women’s Soccer vs. LSU - 7 p.m., Fri., Oct. 9, at UK Soccer Complex (gates open at 6 p.m.)
· Volleyball vs. Tennessee - 7 p.m., Wed., Oct. 21, at Memorial Coliseum (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Also, TallyCats, the campus involvement program at UK, is offering wristbands to the student-only practice. If they have more than 300 followers on Twitter by Oct. 20, all of their followers will receive a wristband for the practice. Follow TallyCats on Twitter at www.twitter.com/UKTallyCats or follow @UKTallyCats from your Twitter account.