Centenary University announced today the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Board of Directors that competition and conference championships for fall and winter sports shall be cancelled for the 2020-21 academic year
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, Dec. 21, 2020—Centenary University goal has been the safe return of our students to campus for the spring semester.
Today, Adrienne J. Mullikin, Commissioner of the Colonial States Athletic Conference, stated The Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Board of Directors has made several decisions regarding formal athletics competition for conference-sponsored fall, winter and spring sports. The CSAC Board of Directors, which had previously suspended competition for fall sports in the Fall 2020 semester as well as competition for winter sports through January 31, 2021, announced today that formal conference competition and conference championships for fall and winter sports shall be cancelled for the 2020-21 academic year
Institutions shall be granted autonomy regarding practice, training and outside competition opportunities for the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. CSAC institutions are committed to following pandemic related metrics, all local, state, and federal health guidelines as well as NCAA recommendations in developing plans for athletic activity. A decision about spring sports competition will next be evaluated by the CSAC Board of Directors in January.
Classes for the spring semester will begin on campus on Monday, January 18. Competitions will commence when it is deemed safe by these two entities, as well as the governor of New Jersey.
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Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix provides an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world. The University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township. The Centenary University School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in Parsippany, as well as online and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.