NCAA Division III cancels fall sports championships

With COVID-19 still a concern, the NCAA Division III Presidents Council decided to cancel fall championships.

The NCAA’s Board of Governors directed each division to make a decision on how it would approach fall sports championships.

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The Division III Presidents Council also agreed to require all member institutions to apply the NCAA’s guidance for practices and competitions.

"Looking at the health and safety challenges we face this fall during this unprecedented time, we had to make this tough decision to cancel championships for fall sports this academic year in the best interest of our student-athlete and member institutions," said Tori Murden McClure, chair of the Presidents Council and president at Spalding University.