The Texas-Ole Miss Super Regional opener in Oxford was suspended due to inclement weather as the remnants of Tropical Storm Arlene moved through Mississippi Saturday evening. Before heavy, steady rain led the umpires to send the teams to the dugout at the start of the fourth, Texas had opened a 2-0 lead. The game will resume at Sunday at noon with the Horns coming to bat in the top of the fourth frame.
The Horns got on the board with a two-spot in the top of the first when Chance Wheeless hit a flare that dropped in behind third, scoring Nick Peoples and Drew Stubbs, both of whom walked to open the game.
Texas starter Kyle McCulloch pitched three scoreless innings for the Horns. Rebel starter Mark Holliman settled down in the second and third innings after his shaky start. Sunday's pitching situation remains uncertain for both teams.
"Its just the way things go [with regard to the weather]," Texas head coach Augie Garrido said. "Its the responsibility of each team at this point to play their best baseball when given the opportunity."
The continuation of Game One will be televised regionally by ESPN. The second game of the series will start at 5 p.m. Sunday evening and be televised by ESPN2.