The NCAA cancelled all winter and spring sports on Thursday due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This will leave many NCAA senior student athletes stripped of a year of eligibility before they were even able to compete yet a petition was started imploring the NCAA to allow college athletes a year of eligibility back. The petition was started by Iowa Hawkeyes senior Allison Wahrman, whose track-and-field career was starting to pick up when the cancellations were announced. As of Friday afternoon, the petition had 104,627 digital signatures within 20 hours of Wahrman posting it.
Wisconsin Will Not Allow Senior Spring Sport Student-Athletes to Return in 2021
In a statement released by the Wisconsin athletic department to the Wisconsin State Journal's Todd Milewski, those senior athletes whose seasons were cut short or canceled in response to the coronavirus pandemic, will not be able to return to play in 2021. The NCAA ruled on March ...read more