March 6, 2014
HOUSTON - In anticipation of inclement weather in the Houston area this weekend, changes have been made to the Rice baseball team's home Conference USA schedule vs. Old Dominion University on March 8-9 (Sat.-Sun.).
Rice and Old Dominion have now scheduled a Saturday double-header to begin at 10 am (Central Time). The new double-header eliminates the game that was originally scheduled for Sunday (March 9), where forecasts call for rain throughout the day. Tickets for either Saturday or Sunday will be honored all day Saturday. There is no change for Friday's series-opener where first pitch is scheduled for 6:30 pm at Reckling Park.
With the schedule change, fans should take note of some other related changes around the weekend games:
Saturday Gates Open: 9 am,
Tickets: Tickets for either Saturday & Sunday will be honored all day Saturday,
Saturday First Pitch time: 10 am,
`Roost' Opens: 11 am,
Fans may remain in Reckling Park between games (no clearing of the stadium),
C-USA league games are 9 innings,
Duration between games is 30 minutes,