On Saturday morning, the Mid-American Conference announced the postponement of all fall sports seasons, including the MAC championships due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council of Presidents voted unanimously on the decision. The announcement added that it is the membership’s intention to provide these student-athletes a chance to compete in Spring 2021.
The fall sports affected include men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.
According to the press release, the MAC has begun formalizing plans for the 2021 spring semester. The Conference will continue to consult with its Medical Advisory Panel and will monitor developments surrounding the pandemic with state and local health officials, the CDC, WHO and governmental entities.
“The decision is grounded in the core values of the Conference that prioritize student-athlete well-being, an area the MAC has traditionally taken a leadership role,”…