North Alabama football lost another opponent for the 2020 season after Big South member Monmouth announced it is canceling fall sports on Monday.
The university said it made the decision in conjunction with the unanimous decisions made by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s council of presidents.
“It is my top priority, as the President of Monmouth University, to do everything possible to ensure the safety and well-being of our student body, especially during this global public health crisis,” Monmouth president Patrick F. Leahy said. “The decision to cancel fall sports was not made easily, and it was discussed many times over the last few weeks and months. My heart breaks for our student-athletes, their coaches, and their families. We will do everything possible to replace these lost competitive opportunities in the spring, if possible.”
Monmouth is the second program in the Big South to suspend sports for the fall. Hampton announced it would…