In Focus: Football takes the field at annual Spring Game

Photography by Guglielmo Vedovotto

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Captions by Harris Walker

Football’s annual Spring Game took place this Saturday, as the day started off with drills and culminated in a scrimmage. Following a season littered with injuries, expectations are high as head coach Al Bagnoli enters his fifth year leading the program. In the last practice before the team breaks for the summer, the Spring Game gave the coaching staff insight into some crucial positional battles, none of which are more important than quarterback.

The Lions warm up before the scrimmage begins.

The offensive team runs drills.

Redshirt quarterbacks attempt short and medium length throws. With the quarterback position still currently undecided, scrimmages like this are essential in assessing which player is right for the starting job.

Every yard matters, even when playing against your own team.

With the defense fast approaching, sophomore quarterback Josh Bean makes his reads on third down.

With the game being his last chance to evaluate the team before the fall season, head coach Al Bagnoli takes down some final thoughts.

Junior wide receiver Kaleb Pitts tries to gain separation from the defense as first-year quarterback Ty Lenhart prepares to throw in his direction.

All eyes are on the center as the two sides eagerly wait for the ball to be snapped.

First-year defensive back Jordan Colbert runs back an interception as his teammates get out in front to block.

Bagnoli delivers some parting words as the team huddles around him.

After a day of competing against each other, the two sides come together as one team, closing out another successful Spring Game.