The State University of New York Athletic Conference, or SUNYAC, is suspending all fall sports competition and delaying winter conference and non-conference schedules until Jan. 1, 2021.
The decision was made by the SUNYAC presidents in consultation with the SUNYAC Board of Directors. The SUNYAC Board of Directors is composed of the 10 directors of athletics from each member institution. The SUNYAC board members include the director of athletics from 10 member institutions: Brockport, Buffalo State, Cortland, Fredonia, Geneseo, New Paltz, Oneonta, Oswego, Plattsburgh and Potsdam.
“Despite the absence of competition this fall, I am confident that we will be able to continue providing our student-athletes with an engaging athletic experience that includes a great opportunity for personal skill development and growth through small group workouts,” Mike Howard, the chair of the SUNYAC Governing Body said in a statement. “Our coaches are some of the best in the business at seizing opportunity when options seem limited and this certainly will be no exception as they continue recruiting, mentoring and engaging safely in community service.”