The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that the University of Virginia’s final game against Virginia Tech was canceled Monday because of the deaths of three football players and the injuries of two others.
The school canceled its final home game of the season last week. The game would have been played against Coastal Carolina. The program is still mourning the loss of its comrades.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM
“The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the Virginia Tech football game scheduled for Saturday, November 26 in Virginia is canceled,” the University of Virginia said in a statement. “The decision was made following communication between the Atlantic Coast Conference, Virginia and the Virginia Tech athletic department administration.
“The ACC and Virginia Tech continue to support UVA following the devastating tragedy that resulted in the deaths of three members of the Cavalier football team – Devin Chandler, LeVell Davis Jr. and De’Sean Perry, and student Mike Hollins (also) The injuries occurred. a Virginia football student-athlete) and Marlee Morgan.”
Tennessee star lost for season after tearing ACL in blowout loss
The game was scheduled to be played in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Hollins was released from the hospital early Monday. He was shot in the back after the incident and put on ventilator. He had many surgeries.
The student athlete was returning from a class trip when authorities say he was killed by a fellow student and former football player, later identified as Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.
A memorial service was held Saturday on the UVA campus to honor Chandler, Davis and Perry.
Click here to get the Fox News app
Fox News’ Stephen Soares contributed to this report.