Football draws the most attention of the fall college sports, but it’s far from the only relevant collegiate athletic competition hoping to return to action during a pandemic.
As college administrators ponder how to safely play fall college football, they’re also coming up with plans to play Olympic sports safely, starting in September.
In addition to football, Virginia’s volleyball, field hockey, soccer and basketball programs are back in Charlottesville preparing for a return to athletic competition.
“Just going through some initial protocols to get back on the court here as soon as we can for voluntary workouts,” UVa volleyball head coach Aaron Smith said last week. “They’ve reported, and yeah, eager to get back in the gym here soon.”
On Wednesday, the ACC released return-to-play guidelines and scheduling changes. While football scheduling attracted the most headlines, every fall sport was impacted by the ACC’s…