Interview with STMA member Brian Hill of BYU

There is talk of Brigham Young University’s baseball field getting a makeover, but until that happens Brian Hill’s work is never done.

As the sports turf manager for BYU’s baseball and softball fields, Hill has one eye on Doppler radar and one hand on a rake. He must be ready to roll out the tarp and cover the fields in minutes to avoid a rainout.

When BYU’s opponents open a series in Provo, the inevitable spring storms bring rain and sometimes snow, which puts pressure on Hill to work some pitcher’s-mound magic to make the baseball field playable.

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