Sept. 13, 2001

Providence, Rhode Island - Brown University has announced the cancellation of all athletic contests involving Brown teams through Sunday, September 16th in the wake of the recent tragedy that engulfs the United States.

"Due to the scope of this terrible national tragedy, we want to allow an appropriate period of time for reflection in respect for the people who have been touched by this tragic event," said Brown Athletic Director David Roach. "This tragedy has affected our alumni and the entire Brown community, and our hearts go out to all the victims and their families."

Here is a listing of events involving Brown teams that have been cancelled for the weekend (September 14-16):

Men's Soccer: adidas/Brown Soccer Classic, September 14 and 16.

Women's Soccer: at ECAC Tournament, September 14 and 16.

Volleyball: at University of New Hampshire Tournament, September 14-15

Men's Tennis: at University of South Florida Invitational, September 14-16.

Football: at San Diego, September 15.

Field Hockey: vs. Dartmouth, September 15.

Cross Country (men and women): at Harvard/Northeastern September 15

Women's Golf: at Bryant Tournament, September 15 and 16.