Hurricane Ivan Alters Schedule for War Eagle Invitational
September 15, 2004
AUBURN - Due to the impending landfall of Hurricane Ivan, the Auburn volleyball team has changed the schedule for this weekend's War Eagle Invitational. The tournament, which was scheduled to run Friday and Saturday, has been moved to Saturday and Sunday.
Originally scheduled to participate were the Tigers, Belmont, Jackson State and UAB. However, Jackson State has decided to withdraw from the tournament.
"To take precautions during the hurricane, we fell it is in the best interest of the student-athletes and the community to move our matches to Saturday and Sunday providing that the area is safe," AU Coach Laura Farina said. "I am very grateful that the teams that committed to play in this tournament remain committed for the weekend."
The new schedule is as follows:
Saturday, Sept. 18
UAB vs. Belmont - 11 a.m.
Auburn vs. UAB - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 19
Auburn vs. Belmont - 1:30 p.m.
The new schedule is subject to change due to the uncertainty of the weather.