Ole Miss to play Friday doubleheader against Eastern Illinois
Published 9:57 am Thursday, March 8, 2018
For the third straight weekend, Mother Nature is affecting Ole Miss baseball’s series.
The ninth-ranked Rebels will start their home series against Eastern Illinois with a doubleheader Friday because of rain in the forecast Saturday. The first game at Oxford-University Stadium will start at 3 p.m. with the second game to begin approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of the first.
The teams are scheduled to wrap up the series Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
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Ole Miss (12-1) took two of three from Tulane and Long Beach State the last two weekends in series that were each postponed by rain. The Rebels enter the weekend on a four-game winning streak.
Eastern Illinois (5-5), picked by league coaches to finish eighth in the Ohio Valley Conference in the preseason, was swept by Georgia State last weekend.
TICKET INFO | Season ticket holders and single-game purchasers will use Friday's ticket for both games starting 3 pm CT. Gates open at 1 pm CT.
Anyone who purchased a Saturday individual game ticket, may come to the Swayze box office to exchange for a Friday doubleheader ticket. https://t.co/jDFLmexdhn
— Ole Miss Baseball (@OleMissBSB) March 8, 2018