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Maryland moves game vs. Michigan to 12 p.m. due to potential hurricane
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Maryland moves game vs. Michigan to 12 p.m. due to potential hurricane
Thursday October 1st, 2015

Kickoff for Saturday’s game between Maryland and Michigan in College Park, Md., has been moved from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. due to the potential effects of Hurricane Joaquin, the schools announced Thursday

The current forecast from the National Hurricane Center projects the storm to begin impacting the Mid-Atlantic region on Sunday. Heavy rains are expected Friday and Saturday due to a weather system unrelated to the storm that could dump two to four inches of rain in the Washington, D.C., area. 

“Student-athlete welfare is our top priority, as well as the safety of all our fans and staff who play such an integral role in a Maryland football game,” Maryland head coach Randy Edsall said in a statement. 

Saturday’s game will be the fifth meeting between the Terrapins and Wolverines, and the first in College Park. Michigan leads the series 3–1, with the Terps winning last year’s meeting 23–16. 

- Dan Gartland

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