SUNY Cortland Athletics Alters Their Sports Calendar Due to Coronavirus (Update: 3/12)

This is a press release from SUNY Cortland Athletics.

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a number of changes to SUNY Cortland Athletics schedules and travel plans, many of which are still to be determined. The following is a general overview of how teams are currently affected. Since many of these changes are still either not official, or still being worked on, many of them are not yet reflected on SUNY Cortland’s schedule pages.

PLEASE NOTE:  It is very likely that NO SPECTATORS will be allowed at any Cortland home games that are held the remainder of the semester.

For more information about general campus/student situations, please visit SUNY Cortland’s COVID-19 Resource and Update page at:
http://www2.cortland.edu/offices/student-health-service/coronavirus/

ATHLETICS UPDATE (as of March 11 – 6:25 p.m.)

  • MEN’S AND WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
  • WRESTLING
  • WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS
  • WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING

Currently there are no changes to the schedules for these sports as they enter postseason play. The track and field teams are competing at the NCAA Division III Championships March 13-14 in Winston-Salem, N.C., and the wrestling team is at the NCAA Division III Championships March 13-14 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The women’s gymnastics team is at the NCGA East Regionals March 15 at Springfield College. One women’s diver will compete at the NCAA Division III Championships March 19 and 21 in Greensboro, N.C.

BASEBALL

Cortland Baseball will not be playing games in Virginia or South Carolina from March 13-17. The team may attempt to play some home games in the March 14-17 range, but likely with no fans allowed to attend. The Red Dragons are still scheduled to face Brockport in three SUNYAC games March 21-22 in Lexington, South Carolina, although that schedule may be adjusted.

SOFTBALL

As of Wednesday evening Cortland Softball is still scheduled to play games in Florida March 15-20. Four of the Red Dragons’ 10 scheduled opponents (Amherst, Trinity, Tufts, Stevens) have canceled their Florida trips, so Cortland’s schedule in Florida will be adjusted as the week progresses.

MEN’S LACROSSE

The Cortland Men’s Lacrosse game at Salisbury University on March 14 is still on, as of Wednesday evening. Cortland’s game vs. Amherst on March 18 has been canceled. The Red Dragons may schedule a game at Springfield College on March 21.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

The Cortland Women’s Lacrosse game vs. Franklin & Marshall originally scheduled to be played on a neutral field on March 14 has been moved to March 18 and is tentatively scheduled to be played on F&M in Lancaster, Pa.

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