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ASUN announces postponement of all ASUN Regular Season and ASUN Championship competition for 2020 fall semester sports

ASUN Sports
Posted at 9:44 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 10:06:15-04

The ASUN Conference Presidents' Council announced the postponement of all ASUN Regular Season and ASUN Championship competition for the 2020 fall semester sports due to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Obviously, this is a huge disappointment, Anyone who follows college sports understands the dynamics that brought us to this decision, but that doesn't mean we like it. My feelings right now? COVID stinks. If you weren't putting my words into a public release, I might put it another way."
ASUN Commissioner Ted Gumbart

The postponement of competition in conference-sponsored fall semester sports includes Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Soccer, and Volleyball.

The ASUN Presidents' Council also affirmed that providing a spring season for the fall sports remains an ASUN priority. This decision does not impact the ASUN winter sports of Men's and Women's Basketball and Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field.

FGCU announced this does not affect the start of the winter sports, including the men's and women's basketball seasons, which remain scheduled to start in November. Both teams for FGCU are currently on campus and have undergone COVID-19 testing as they prepare to start pre-season practice.

The ASUN includes Bellarmine University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Liberty University, Lipscomb University, University of North Alabama, University of North Florida and Stetson University.