NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

first_imgMarch 30, 2020 /Coronavirus (COVID-19) related news and sports stories, Sports News – Local NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility Tags: Coronavirus/COVID-19/NCAA Associated Press FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailThe NCAA will permit spring-sport Division I athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility.The NCAA Division I Council voted to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid.Winter sports were not included in that decision the council declined to extend eligibility for student-athletes in sports where all or most of their regular seasons were completed. Written bylast_img read more