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"In making this decision, our biggest consideration was the safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff, as well as those who might attend the game, " Cal athletic director Steve Gladstone said. "Only recently, we have seen the devastation that was caused by Hurricane Frances. It was clear to us that public safety and welfare must take precedent over any other considerations."Ivan, which has left at least 68 dead across the Caribbean, headed toward the tip of western Cuba on Monday on a path toward the U.S. gulf coast. "We talked with the local bus company, the team hotel and others about the situation, and they all said evacuation plans were already underway there," Cal coach Jeff Tedford said. "We even consulted our hurricane expert on campus here and he reinforced our thinking that the risks were too great." Tedford said moving the game to this Saturday was considered but logistics -- such as securing a new charter flight and arranging hotel reservations -- proved too difficult. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.