Boston College and Texas A&Saturday following the Eagles m won’t play, traveling from Boston, day of the overall game refused to visit and play on a single.
The Eagles were slated to visit by charter to handle the Aggies in College Station, Texas, but Boston College — after experiencing travel delays on Friday — says its team’s pilot wasn’t comfortable landing as a result of excess quantity of rain the region has received. KBTX-TV reports that the region received 4.between Thursday and Saturday 27 inches of rain, setting a fresh daily rainfall record.
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“We have been perplexed by this decision and disappointed for the student-athletes and fans,” Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy said in a statement.
Texas A&M wanted to push back the end tip from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., sunday but Boston College refused and insisted on moving the overall game to, in line with the Houston Chronicle. Boston College said in a statement that it proposed a 9 p.m. tip — 2 hours than A& later;M proposed — however the two sides couldn’t consent to a compromise.
“The safety and well-being of our student-athletes is paramount,” Boston College Athletic Director Martin Jarmond, said. “For no reason will we put our student-athletes in harm’s way.”
There is not any imminent intend to reschedule the initial of the home-and-home series. Fans who purchased tickets for the overall game shall receive full refunds.