November 10, 2017
STATEMENT FROM U SPORTS PRESIDENT AND CEO GRAHAM BROWN
U SPORTS – The following statement is in response to Thursday’s decision by Atlantic University Sport (AUS) to cancel the upcoming Loney Bowl between Saint Mary’s and Acadia this Saturday.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Graham Brown, President and CEO of U SPORTS, released the following statement Friday, regarding the AUS decision surrounding the Loney Bowl championship game.
“The AUS made the decision it believes to be the best to protect the integrity and fairness of its football season. U SPORTS respects this decision and understands it. We also wish to acknowledge all of the players, coaches and programs that competed fairly all season long. To those competitors who played fairly, and the universities and fans who support them, we know this is an unfortunate ending.”
Brown will be available to speak with the media via conference call on Friday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. ET, to address the situation that led to the AUS decision.
Media interested in joining the conference call should register by email to Ken Saint-Eloy, at email@example.com, with “U SPORTS Statement” in the subject of the email.
U SPORTS is the national brand for university sports in Canada. Every year, over 12,000 student-athletes and 500 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships. For further information, visit USPORTS.ca.
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