WMU News

Football at Michigan postponed, Volleyball canceled

Sept. 13, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- The football game between Western Michigan University and the University of Michigan, scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 15, in Ann Arbor, has been postponed as a result of the tragedies this week in Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania and New York. A new date for the contest has not been announced.

Watch Parties for the football game, sponsored by the WMU Alumni Association, also have been postponed pending announcement of the new date for the contest. Watch parties were scheduled in 10 cities and seven states across the country.

The volleyball tournament at Ohio State University in which Western Michigan was scheduled to compete this weekend, Sept. 14-15, has been canceled. In addition to WMU, teams slated to compete in the tournament were San Diego State, West Virginia and host Ohio State.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 616 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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