Not such great news rolling in regarding college athletics for the fall…
BREAKING: RPI cancels all fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The hockey season, which starts in October, is still up in the air. @SPECNewsAlbany
— Marisa Jacques (@MarisaJacquesTV) June 30, 2020
While this doesn’t effect our area too much, it could be a sign of things to come for local Division III schools like Norwich, Plattsburgh, Castleton, Middlebury, Johnson and Lyndon, all of which can play RPI in all of its sports (except hockey).
And then we see this at the Division I level, which has a direct impact on the University of Vermont:
— Daily Gazette Sports (@dgazettesports) June 29, 2020
For reference: UVM men’s soccer played three non-league games last year against MAAC schools (Iona, Siena and Quinnipiac).