In The News: Heavy Rain Makes Hoosiers Field Unplayable

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Indiana University’s Memorial Stadium football field turf was severely damaged by heavy rain and strong winds this week and has been ruled unplayable.

Now it’s a mad dash to get it fixed before Indiana’s season-opener Aug. 30 against Western Kentucky.

"We’re bringing in some turf specialists to see if it can be salvaged or whether it’s totaled," Indiana athletic director Greenspan told The Associated Press on Friday. "We have to do this in about six or seven weeks, and it very well might be totaled. I’ve never seen anything like it."

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Posted by on Monday, June 9th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.