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Rain and time suspend Arkansas-Vanderbilt contest

Rain and time suspend Arkansas-Vanderbilt contest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Arkansas Razorback baseball team endured a tough four hour, 56 minute rain delay at Hawkins Field on Saturday and even after taking the field after the break, Arkansas and Vanderbilt were unable to finish what they started as the game was suspended again at 12:08 a.m. after the 11th inning.

First pitch for the marathon game was thrown at 3:05 p.m. and in the middle of the fifth inning; play was halted due to inclement weather. Play resumed at 9:45 p.m. and continued through the midnight hour before getting halted again at the end of the 11th.

The conclusion of the first game of the Arkansas-Vanderbilt series is scheduled for a 12:00 p.m. start on Sunday afternoon. The two teams will face off in a second contest approximately 45 minutes after the first game ends. The squads will not get an opportunity to play a third game in the series.

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