Ivy League Cancels Spring Sports Despite Pleas From Athletes
“Ultimately, I believe our voices were not fully heard,” said Malinowski, who batted two-plus seasons. 362 The next time he moved to Virginia Tech and played as a graduate student The plan is.
“There were still some types of biased lenses,” said Josh Nikoloff, a senior Columbia lawyer who worked at home in Ladera Ranch, California. I understand that health is a top priority, but I think it shows judgment. How much he saw in the letter and heard our voice. Had they really listened, the decision would have been different. “
Last week, the Ivy League announced that it would break from tradition and allow undergraduate students to play in the next academic year. But such a concession was not expected to affect many athletes, such as Malinowski, because an Ivy League graduate school (especially after applying at a late date) and an extra year cost to colleges that do not have an athletics scholarship She gives.
Some coaches and players saw the decision as a sign that the spring season would be canceled.
Still, as of Thursday, many of them trained as much as the health protocol would allow.
In Columbia, where most students have not returned to the Manhattan campus, and at Cornell, which has started welcoming students this semester, baseball players were restricted to working outside on their own.
At Dartmouth, baseball teams will be nearly all new and senior, as the campus will only be open to members of those classes, starting next month. Princeton had a roster with 18 players, with four juniors taking a gap year to make a comeback next season.
In places like Penn and Princeton, workouts can continue. Perhaps the state of public health will improve rapidly as vaccination comes on the ramp, and universities may find neighboring schools within the 40-mile radius required to play a handful of games this spring.