baseball-d1 flag

Courtney Martinez | NCAA.com | May 8, 2016

An opossum causes delay during LSU-Arkansas game

Just when you thought the LSU-Arkansas baseball series had seen it all this weekend, think again.

A day after LSU held off Arkansas in a crazy game that featured an unoffical triple play, an opossum scurried its way into the outfield at Alex Box Stadium and caused a delay during the seventh inning.

Check out the LSU ground crew wrangle the baby opossum with the assist from Arkansas outfielder Carson Shaddy:

The opossum must have been a good omen for the Tigers though, who rallied to force extra innings and completed the comeback with a walk-off in the 10th.

LSU has seemed to fully embrace the #RallyPossum, which trended on social media quickly Saturday night.

Looks like LSU baseball may have to adopt the Rally Possum as a new mascot.

1 team from each NCAA bracket seed line to pick — and why

Let us help you fill out your NCAA tournament bracket by identifying one team from each seed line that's worth considering in your bracket.
READ MORE

March Madness: Getting to know the No. 11 seed in the NCAA tournament

Check out the detailed history of how No. 11 seeds have fared in the NCAA tournament.
READ MORE

March Madness: Getting to know the No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament

Check out the detailed history of how No. 10 seeds have fared in the NCAA Tournament.
READ MORE
Division I
Baseball Championship
June 19-30, 2021
TD Ameritrade Park | Omaha, NE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners