Ohio Athletic Conference postpones the fall sports season

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NEW CONCORD, Ohio- The Ohio Athletic Conference, including Muskingum University, has postponed the fall sports season.

The plan, right now, is to resume sports in January 2021.

“The OAC believes we can continue to provide an excellent experience for our student athletes,” said Tim Gleason, Commissioner of OAC, “while continuing to make the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, staff, families, fans and campus communities our highest priority.”

The fall sports that have intercollegiate competition postponed include cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball.  The winter-season sports of basketball, indoor track and field, swimming and diving, and wrestling will also have intercollegiate competition postponed during the 2020 calendar year.

WHIZ caught up with Muskingum Athletic Director, Steve Brockelbank, to talk about the news.

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