Seven Huntington University Students Embark on Potential World Record (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

January 24, 2014 Updated Jan 24, 2014 at 7:41 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (NBC33) - Seven Huntington University students are setting out to become world record holders.

The group hails from the Baker dorm on campus which has a rich foursquare history, so it is fitting that they have set out to set the Guinness World Record for longest continuous game of four square.

"Baker Second - the actual floor - has a duct tape four square court," says Huntington University student Jared Huhta, a witness to the potentially historic game. "Every night before dinner they go out and play. And they play a full game and whoever wins gets to eat dinner first."

This is the second attempt by a group from the university. The first attempt failed in 2009 due to technicalities.

Starting Friday at 10am the "Baker Second Seven" are setting out once again to break the record which currently sits at 29 hours.

"It's not a huge record, but it is a cool quirk to kind of put on the resume of Huntington University."

Their record-breaking goal of 32-hours should be completed by 8:30pm Saturday evening.

You can follow the game's progress on Twitter by searching for #b2foursquare.




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