Announcement on 2020-21 Southwest Athletics

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The Southwest Virginia Community College athletic department has announced the suspension of Fall intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension includes the following sports during the Fall Season: Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Volleyball.

The suspension also includes all games and practices for the Fall non-championship sports. These sports will resume participation during their normal regular season in the spring of 2020-21: Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Golf.

Winter sports (Basketball and Wrestling) and Spring sports (Baseball, Softball, Tennis, and Golf) are still scheduled to be played during their 2020-21 regular seasons.

“While we are disappointed that we won’t be able to compete in the Fall season, we must always put the health and safety of our student athletes as our number one priority,” Athletic Director Jason Vencill said. “We are very eager and excited to see athletic competition return to campus and hope to see everyone out supporting the Flying Eagles when we return to active competition this winter.”

While Southwest will honor all letters of intent, any current athlete signed to a letter of intent will be given release to transfer if requested.