Big Ten/ACC Challenge Set for New Grant Field

Aug. 25, 2005

IOWA CITY – This weekend’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge will be held at the new Grant Field, next to the Roy G. Karro Hall of Fame as previously scheduled. Construction on the new, state-of-the-art field is expected to be completed in the next day, allowing the Hawkeyes to open the 2005 season in their new home.

Iowa will host the fourth annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge this weekend with national powerhouses Michigan, North Carolina and Wake Forest. The Hawkeyes will kick things off with a game against the three-time defending NCAA Champion Demon Deacons Saturday at noon, followed by a game between North Carolina and Michigan at 2 p.m. Iowa will play North Carolina Sunday at noon, with Michigan and Wake Forest wrapping things up at 2 p.m.

Admission is $3 per day.