Following simply hours after Division III, the Division II Presidents Council has additionally canceled NCAA Championships in fall sports activities. That leaves solely Division I but to decide on fall sports activities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Division III canceled its Championship events earlier this afternoon. That got here after the NCAA’s Board of Governors published guidelines for each Division, including deadlines on whether to hold NCAA Championship events in fall sports. Simply hours after Division III’s announcement, Division II made the decision to cancel its fall championships:
“After reviewing and discussing the Board of Governors’ directives, the Division II Presidents Council made the troublesome resolution that holding fall championships in any capability was not a viable or fiscally accountable possibility for Division II,” council chair Sandra Jordan stated in a press launch, which you can read here.
Division I has till August 21 to make its resolution.
Divisions I, II, and III should determine by August 14 find out how to deal with eligibility for athletes who select to choose out of a season.
Although NCAA Championship occasions are canceled in Divisions II and III, groups can nonetheless play a regular-season schedule in the course of the fall semester in the event that they select.
Swimming & Diving stay winter sports activities within the NCAA, however competitors in the course of the fall semester has already been adjusted for quite a lot of conferences and colleges.