Wisconsin vs. Florida Atlantic to be played as scheduled
MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin’s football game against Florida Atlantic at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday in Camp Randall Stadium will be played as scheduled. FAU is scheduled to arrive in Madison on Friday, ahead of the potential landfall of Hurricane Irma in south Florida.
“The health and safety of the student-athletes is always our first priority and our discussions with FAU centered around just that,” Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez said.
“The decision was made to keep the game as originally scheduled since their travel to Madison will not be impacted. If the situation arises where FAU’s travel home is impacted, we are prepared to help in any way possible. We’ve discussed a number of contingencies, from paying for extra nights of hotel rooms to opening up our facilities for them to use for practice, sports medicine care, meals or anything else they may need.
“We’ve seen the devastation that these storms can inflict and our thoughts are with all those who may be affected.”