Press Release July 21, 2020
"The Minnesota presidents of MCAC member colleges met and reaffirmed their July 6 decisions. The decision about spring seasons for
basketball, baseball, softball, and wrestling as well as player development will be considered no later than October of 2020."
Press Release July 6, 2020 5 pm CST
The Minnesota State presidents of the member colleges of the MCAC met to determine how to move
forward with intercollegiate athletics for fall semester in light of COVID-19. The presidents reaffirmed
the commitment to protecting the health of student athletes.
In consideration of the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the
Minnesota Department of Health, fall sports will be limited to those that have been identified as low-risk, Clay Target and Golf. Seasons
have been canceled for football, volleyball, and soccer. For basketball, baseball, softball, and wrestling, in which practice
and competition spans fall and spring semesters, all organized physical activities are prohibited during the fall semester.
Discussions about the potential for spring seasons for these sports are continuing and guidance will be provided in the near future.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference consists of 24 two-year colleges located in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.