Big East Postpones Fall Sports Season Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The Big East on Wednesday joined the growing list of conferences not playing sports in the fall.

Affected sports include men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey.

“This very difficult decision came after an exhaustive review by our Presidents and Athletics Directors and followed consideration of NCAA guidance, COVID-19 case counts and trend lines nationally and in Big East communities, and the many unknowns surrounding testing availability, turnaround time and travel restrictions in our 11 locales,” said Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Big East on Wednesday joined the growing list of conferences not playing sports in the fall.

Affected sports include men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey.

“This very difficult decision came after an exhaustive review by our Presidents and Athletics […]

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