SWAC postpones fall sports, several UAPB teams affected

SWAC postpones fall sports, several UAPB teams affected
Southwestern Athletic Conference logo (Source: The SWAC)

BIRMINGHAM (KAIT) - Another Natural State school will not play football this fall.

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Monday that they will postpone all fall sports competition because of COVID-19 concerns. This news impacts UAPB football, volleyball, women’s soccer, men’s cross country, and women’s cross country. Student-athletes in these sports can practice & participate in conditioning.

The SWAC has begun the process of finding a way to schedule these sports in the spring semester.

“Specifically, in the sport of football the plan includes a seven-game conference schedule beginning with an eight-week training period in January 2021. Each member institution will play a total of six conference games (four divisional/two non-divisional) with the option to play one non-conference game.”

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