Fall Olympic sport athletes have been in limbo for nearly a month since the ACC announced its 2020 football schedules. But the wait is over as the ACC announced Friday the schedules for fall Olympic sports, impacting Miami’s women’s soccer, volleyball and cross country programs, who are set to get their respective 2020 campaigns under way.
“I think we are just a little bit of a more connected team then we were a year ago.” Diaz said. “It has to do with people..I think that’s part of it. When you’re establishing a culture, sometimes it’s not for everybody.”
While the Dolphins have compiled an extensive 46-page long document addressing how they will combat the spread of Covid-19 within the stadium, all it takes is one asymptomatic carrier to spoil it for everybody. Beyond Hard Rock Stadium, the consequences of this can extend as far as UM’s campus community.
Former UM women’s basketball players participate in WNBA strike; Hurricanes react to police shooting of Jacob Blake
Many former and current Miami players and coaches joined in the protest and showing of frustration in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
A maximum of 13,000 fans will be allowed to attend the Hurricanes home opener on Thursday, September 10 against UAB.
“It was much too sloppy of a scrimmage,” Diaz said. “Much sloppier than the first scrimmage, way too many penalties, some things we are going to have to sternly address in practice.”
Whether or not a fall sport student-athlete competes in any capacity this fall or spring season, they will be able to keep their year of eligibility.
With fall sports beginning soon, The Miami Hurricane chose to take a look back at UM’s glory days.