Where NCAA Division I conferences stand on fall sports after Big Ten and Pac-12 postponements

Of the 32 NCAA Division I conferences, 31 have men's or women's soccer or both. Fourteen have postponed all fall sports, 13 with women's soccer championships and 11 with men's soccer championships. The latest: Big Ten and Pac-12.

Power 5 conferences:
ACC. (12 men's soccer teams, 14 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 10. Format: 6 conference games, additional games against conference or non-conference foes that meet conference medical standards. Tournament: Women (four teams Nov. 6-8 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina); Men (four teams Nov. 13-15 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina).
Big Ten (9 men's soccer teams, 14 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Big 12 (10 women's soccer teams) Season start: no delay. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: no announcement.
Pac-12 (6 men's soccer teams, 12 women's soccer teams). fall season postponed.
SEC. (14 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 1. Format: no restrictions announced on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: no announcement.
*Postponed football.

Group of 5 conferences:
AAC. (6 men's soccer teams, 9 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 1. Format: no restrictions announced on conference or non conference matches. Tournament: Women (four teams); Men (four teams).
Conference USA (8 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams)  Season start: no announcement. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Women (Nov. 4-8 at Rice); Men (eliminated).
(Old Dominion postponed all fall sports.)
*Mid-American (6 men's soccer teams, 12 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
*Mountain West (12 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Sun Belt (5 men's soccer teams, 8 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 3. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Women (Nov. 4-8 at Foley Sports Tourism Complex in Foley, Alabama); Men (Nov. 11-15 at Georgia State).
*Postponed football.

FCS conferences:

*Big Sky (10 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 18. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Eliminated.
(Eastern Washington postponed all fall sports.)
Big South. (9 men's soccer teams, 12 women's soccer teams). Season start: Sept. 3. Format: no restrictions announced on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Women (four teams on campus sites); Men (four teams on campus sites).
*CAA (9 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed (decision left up to individual schools).
*Ivy League
(8 men's soccer teams, 8 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
*Missouri Valley (6 men's soccer teams, 8 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 18. Format: conference-only schedule. Tournament: no announcement.
*Northeast (11 men's soccer teams, 12 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Ohio Valley (11 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 17. Format: conference-only schedule. Tournament: no announcement.
*Patriot League
(8 men's soccer teams, 8 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Southern (7 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams) Season start: no announcement. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Women (top four teams) Men (top four teams).
Southland (10 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 1. Format: no restrictions announced on conference or non conference matches. Tournament: four teams Nov. 6-8 at site to be determined.
*SWAC (10 women's soccer teams). fall season postponed.
*Postponed football.

Conferences with no football:
America East (8 men's soccer teams, 9 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Atlantic 10 (13 men's soccer teams, 14 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Atlantic Sun (7 men's soccer teams, 9 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 18. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: no announcement.
Big East (11 men's soccer teams, 11 women's soccer teams). Season start: no announcement. Format: conference play in divisional double-round robin; no non-conference matches. Tournament: no announcement.
Big West (9 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Horizon (9 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams) Season start: Oct. 1. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: no announcement.
MAAC (11 men's soccer teams, 11 women's soccer teams) fall season postponed.
Summit (6 men's soccer teams, 9 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 23. Format: conference-only schedule. Tournament: no announcement.
WAC (12 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams). Season start: Sept. 10. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: Women (Nov. 4-8 at Grand Canyon University); Men (Nov. 11-15 at UNLV).
WCC (8 men's soccer teams, 10 women's soccer teams) Season start: Sept. 24. Format: no restrictions on conference or non-conference matches. Tournament: none.
Note: conference teams include those in reclassification process.
1 comment about "Where NCAA Division I conferences stand on fall sports after Big Ten and Pac-12 postponements".
  1. Guy Walling, August 12, 2020 at 8:56 a.m.

    Please don't listen to Trump for advice! The dictator wannabe will lead all of us to our death just to stay in power. I wonder what his plan is for his son? Is his son physically going back to a overcrowded school? Is his son still going out on a soccer field? Is his son having to stay and live in a dorm? His condemnation of schools and conferences delaying sports is just plain selfish!

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