Hurricane Ian pushes EWU-Florida football game to Sunday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The game between Eastern Washington University and the University of Florida is still on, but will be moved from Saturday to Sunday.

The decision comes as Hurricane Ian is set to make landfall in Florida.

Kickoff is set for 9 a.m. Pacific time at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. All tickets issued for Saturday will be honored Sunday.

Most game day activities, including tailgating, will remain the same for Sunday.

EWU is continuing to work closely with Florida’s University Athletic Association, the University of Florida, as well as local and state government officials to monitor the hurricane and any potential impacts on the newly scheduled date.

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