FAIRFIELD – An announcement came out on Thursday from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regarding a decision from the league to suspend competition for Fall 2020.
Miles College, a member of the SIAC, posted a statement on the athletic website recognizing the conference position, but also affirming its own position:
“The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the suspension of sports and championships during the Fall 2020 semester. Miles College reaffirms its desire to allow its student-athletes to participate in intercollegiate athletics if at all possible.
“Miles College’s commitment to the safety and well-being of all of its students, faculty and staff remains paramount. Miles College President Bobbie Knight, the Miles College Board of Trustees and the College’s leadership has stayed in constant communication with some of the best health experts, as well as local and state elected officials, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those consultations will help guide the decisions made in regards to how the College operates, including any further decisions regarding athletics.”