BIRMINGHAM, ALA. – Due to impending weather related to Hurricane Ian, the Florida and South Carolina athletics divisions have announced changes to their respective soccer schedules for week five.
Adjusting the football schedule for Week 5
FROM SOUTH CAROLINA
The South Carolina State soccer game in South Carolina scheduled for Saturday noon in Columbia has been moved to Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. ET due to Hurricane Ian, it was announced. today. The game will be broadcast on the SEC network.
“Due to the potential impact of the storm on Columbia and the surrounding area, it’s more likely to be safe for the game on Thursday than Saturday afternoon,” South Carolina Athletics Director Ray Tanner said. “I appreciate the cooperation of South Carolina State head coach Buddy Pough, the South Carolina State government, and Southeast Conference officials, who worked closely to make the appropriate operational adjustments. appropriate to accommodate this change in schedule.
“We have been and continue to liaise with the Governor’s Office and state officials, state and local law enforcement agencies including our campus police and administrative officials. emergency manager, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, South Carolina Highway Patrol, City of Columbia Police Department, National Weather Service, other local governments, and the SEC involved in weather matters latent,” Tanner continued. “Based on current forecasts and expected weather conditions as well as information from our school, state, and local law enforcement agencies, at this time, the College is confident in its ability to function to host the game on Thursday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
“We will be able to staff traffic, law enforcement, security and other operations on match day,” Tanner noted.
All tickets issued for Saturday will be honored on Thursday night. Fans with accounts with the USC box office are encouraged to use their account manager on GamecocksOnline.com to resell any unused tickets.
The reunion honoring the 2010-13 teams has been postponed.
Business hours for University-controlled parking lots and athletics ticket offices will operate as normal.
Information regarding other University of South Carolina athletics events scheduled for this weekend will be communicated as information becomes available.
University officials are continuing to monitor Ian’s progress. If weather conditions or other factors affecting game operation of the day change, the School will adjust accordingly.
The Florida-East Washington football game, scheduled for this Saturday, has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 2 at Noon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Steve Spurrier Florida Stadium, Half The College Athletes Association announced today. The UAA continues to work with UF, local and state officials to monitor Hurricane Ian and any potential impacts during the new projected day.
In addition, the university announced Monday that classes and all student and academic-related activities, including online classes, will be canceled from Wednesday to Friday. . Inclement weather updates for the campus are posted on their website.
All tickets issued for Saturday will be discounted on Sunday. Fans with an account with the Gators Box Office are encouraged to use their account manager at FloridaGators.com/tickets to resell any unused tickets.
The game will still be available digitally on ESPN+/SEC Network+ and made available on Gators Radio Network from LEARFIELD. A full list of radio affiliates will be announced on Saturday.
Most game day activities, including navigation, will remain the same on Sunday, except that University Avenue will not be closed, resulting in the Gator Walk Modification. Full details on the Gator Walk will be available by the end of the week.