Also, VMI announced that its home game against East Tennessee State, also originally scheduled for Saturday, will now be played Friday at 2:30 p.m. The game was to be the centerpiece of alumni weekend, but the school announced that all reunion and parade events scheduled for the weekend have been cancelled.
Richmond has moved its scheduled home football game this week against St. Francis to the Red Flash’s field in Pennsylvania because of Hurricane Florence.
The game was scheduled to be played Saturday at Richmond but will now be played at 5 p.m. Thursday on St. Francis’ DeGol Field.
The schools made the announcement Wednesday, citing the forecast for deteriorating weather conditions and Virginia’s state of emergency declaration.