Saturday, February 28, 2009


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Heavy rain and severe weather have forced the cancellation of the series opener between Alabama and Illinois-Chicago, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

The scheduled four-game series has now been reduced to three games because of weather and UIC's travel schedule on Sunday. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 1:05 p.m. (CST) and a single-game Sunday, March 1, at 12:35 p.m.

Fans should use "Game 7" tickets for admission to Saturday's double-header and "Game 8" tickets for admission to Sunday's game. All three games will be nine innings. Alabama will announce a make-up game to replace Friday's series opener at a later date. Fans should keep their "Game 6" tickets for admission to that game.

For ticket information and further updates on the weekend series, please check The revised schedule for this weekend is as follows:

Saturday, Feb. 28

Illinois-Chicago at Alabama - 1:05 p.m.
Illinois-Chicago at Alabama - 30 minutes after game one
Sunday, March 1

Illinois-Chicago at Alabama - 12:35 p.m.

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