Clemson Athletic Events Postponed Through Friday
Clemson, SC-In light of the tragic terrorist attacks in New York and
Washington, DC on Tuesday, all Clemson athletic events have been
postponed through Friday. The decision will effect one volleyball
match, one women's soccer match and one men's soccer match.
A decision on the status of Saturday's Clemson vs. Duke
football game scheduled at Death Valley will be made Wednesday.
There will be a conference call of ACC Athletic Directors to discuss
the status of the weekend games Wednesday. The ACC announced Tuesday
that Thursday evening games between Penn State at Virginia and Ohio
University at NC State, had been postponed.
The events cancelled so far are the Clemson vs. South
Carolina volleyball match at Clemson on Wednesday, the Clemson at
North Carolina women's soccer match on Wednesday and the Duke at
Clemson men's soccer match scheduled for Friday.
Atlantic Coast Conference to postpone all athletic events through
GREENSBORO , N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that
all intercollegiate athletic events though Thursday, September 13,
involving ACC member institutions, will be postponed in light of the
recent national tragedy. The events affected include both the Ohio
University at NC State and Penn State at Virginia football games
scheduled for this Thursday night. The Ohio-NC State game has been
rescheduled for Saturday, November 24, at 1:00 p.m. The date for the
Penn State-Virginia game has yet to be determined.
"We are deeply saddened by the tragic events of this morning," said ACC
Commissioner John Swofford. "All nine ACC member institutions are in
agreement that the next couple of days should be a time for reflection
and prayer for the families of those who are involved in this tragedy.
Our concerns are for the safety of our participants and fans, both in
travel and in assembly, and respect for the aftermath of these terrible
events. We will continue to seek advice and counsel from our schools
and state, local and national authorities in regards to other future
Commissioner Swofford has scheduled a conference call with league
officials on Wednesday (September 12) to continue discussions concerning
future ACC athletic events. The ACC will have an announcement Wednesday
evening concerning this weekend's athletic events.