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Kentucky Wesleyan College Football To Move To Spring

Decision comes after Great Midwest Athletic Conference Presidents vote for Football, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Volleyball to take place in the Spring.

Posted: Aug 10, 2020 1:12 PM
Updated: Aug 10, 2020 1:23 PM

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference has announced that fall competition in football, men's soccer, women's soccer, and volleyball will be moved to Spring of 2021.

This affects Kentucky Wesleyan College, which was slated to kick off its 2020 season at Steele Stadium on Saturday September 26th against Lake Erie.

According to a statement, the schools in the GMAC were "ready and eager" to play this fall, they cited recent mandates imposed by the NCAA Board of Governors and chose a path that will "support a meaningful season for the student-athletes in all sports."

This was the second time this summer that the football schedule was changed for Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Earlier in the year, they had to cut out the first three games of the season and start later in the year when the GMAC decided to delay the start of fall sports to September 24th. 

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