College soccer: Almost 90 NCAA schools have canceled fall programs

The move to cut back or eliminate fall sports (or move them to the spring) continued on Monday.

Here is an overview of how it affects men's and women's soccer:

NCAA Division I. The Patriot League became the second NCAA Division I conference to announce that it won't play fall sports.

The league with 10 members left it open for the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy to engage in competitive sports as deemed appropriate by their respective superintendents because of what it said was their "unique in their environments and their missions within higher education." (Both Army and Navy have independent NCAA Division I FBS football programs.)

The Patriot League will also explore the possibility of conducting fall sports competition and championships in the second semester of the 2020-21 school years.
 
The Ivy League was the first Division I conference to cancel fall sports.  The Pac-12 followed the Big Ten in moving to restrict fall sports to conference play only.

Other Division I conferences with men's or women's soccer announced plans to cut back or eliminate their tournaments or adopt regional schedules or allow schools to regionalize their schedules.

Suspended fall programs: NCAA Division I (16)
Connecticut: Yale (M/W)
Maryland: Loyola, Md. (M/W).
Massachusetts: Boston University (M/W), Harvard (M/W), Holy Cross (M/W).
New Hampshire: Dartmouth (M/W)
New Jersey: Princeton (M/W)
New York: Colgate (M/W), Columbia (M/W), Cornell (M/W)
Pennsylvania: Bucknell (M/W), Lafayette (M/W), Lehigh (M/W), Penn (M/W)
Rhode Island: Brown (M/W).
Virginia: Hampton (W).
Washington, D.C.: American (M/W)
Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.

NCAA Division II. The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, a Division II conference with teams in five Northeast states, announced that it was canceling intercollegiate competition the fall 2020 season due to safety concerns stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Suspended fall programs: NCAA Division II (30)
Alabama: Spring Hill (M/W).
California:
Cal Poly Pomona (M/W), Cal State Dominguez Hills (M/W), Cal State East Bay (M/W), Cal State LA (M/W), Cal State Monterey Bay (M/W), Cal State San Bernardino (M/W), Cal State San Marcos (M/W), Chico State (M/W), Humboldt State (M/W), San Francisco State (M/W), Sonoma State (M/W), Stanislaus State (M/W).
Connecticut: Bridgeport (M/W), Post (M/W).
Delaware: Goldey-Beacom (M/W),  Wilmington (M/W).
Georgia: Albany State (W).
New Jersey: Bloomfield (M/W), Caldwell (M/W), Felician (M/W), Georgian Court (M/W)
New York: Concordia, N.Y. (M/W), Dominican, N.Y. (M/W), Nyack (M/W)
North Carolina: Shaw (M/W).
Pennsylvania: Chestnut Hill (M/W), Holy Family (M/W), Thomas Jefferson (M/W), Lincoln (W).
Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.

Suspended fall programs: NCAA Division III (42)
California: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (M/W), Pomona-Pitzer (M/W).
Connecticut:
Connecticut College (M/W), Trinity (M/W), Wesleyan (M/W).
Iowa:
Grinnell (M/W).
Maine: Bates (M/W), Bowdoin (M/W), Colby (M/W).
Maryland: *Johns Hopkins (M/W), *McDaniel (M/W), *Washington College (M/W).
Massachusetts: Amherst (M/W), UMass-Boston (M/W), MIT (M/W), Mount Holyoke (W), Smith (W), Tufts (M/W), Wellesley (W), Williams (M/W).
Minnesota. Carleton (M/W).
New Jersey: College of New Jersey (M/W).
New York: Hamilton (M/W), Pratt Institute (M/W), Purchase (M/W), RPI (M/W), Sarah Lawrence (M/W), Union (M/W), Yeshiva (M/W).
Ohio: Case Western Reserve (M/W), Oberlin (M/W).
Pennsylvania: *Bryn Mawr (W), Carnegie Mellon (M/W), *Dickinson (M/W), *Franklin & Marshall (M/W), *Gettysburg (M/W), *Haverford (M/W), *Muhlenberg  (M/W), Swarthmore (M/W), *Ursinus  (M/W).
Vermont: Middlebury (M/W).
Virginia: Washington & Lee (M/W)
*Suspended fall sports until the end of September when a decision by the Centennial Conference on whether to start will be made.
Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.

Suspended fall programs: NAIA (2)
Michigan: Michigan-Dearborn (M/W)
Texas: Texas College (M/W)
Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.

Junior College. The National Junior College Athletic Association confirmed that will move fall sports to the winter and spring, following the moves by two West Coast community college conferences announced they are moving fall sports to the winter and spring.

The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) with 110 members approved a contingency plan that shifts all sports, including men's and women's soccer, to the spring season. With programs in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) will move most sports, including men's and women's soccer, to the winter and spring.
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