We are working within NCAA guidelines as well as with our Athletic Conferences – A10, Pioneer League and Southern Conference – on the testing and accommodations necessary to return to play.
We are altering game schedules to sharply reduce overnight and commercial air travel by teams. We will follow all state, county and conference guidelines.
Many student athletes are currently training on campus, with more to phase in throughout the summer. They already are using the symptoms app as well as strict social distancing and sanitation protocols.
We do not expect to hold large events, such as basketball and football games, with normal capacity crowds. We will livestream as many games as we can, but not all events will be streamed. Some of this will also depend on physical spacing in the press boxes. We will stream if we have the space for personnel.
The Atlantic 10 Conference announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests in conference-sponsored sports and A-10 championships due to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic.