New polices for SWAC in upcoming athletic year

From swac.org: BILOXI, Miss.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference held its annual spring meetings this past week in Biloxi with several significant pieces of legislation being adopted for the upcoming athletic year. The approved measures were recommendations from the leagues’ Sports Administrators Committee (SAC) which consist of member institutions’ Athletic Directors and Senior Woman Administrators. With league finances serving as a significant topic of discussion during the meetings, the SWAC unveiled its strategic business model which will be implemented during the upcoming 2019-20 season. “One consistent theme that we were able…

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FAMU to face penalties for NCAA infractions

From famuathletics.com : Today, the NCAA released its public infractions report detailing specific infractions by Florida A&M University Athletics and associated penalties: • From 2010-2011 through 2016-2017, a series oferrors resulted in the participation of student-athletes who were not eligible to compete in several sports. However, these ineligibility infractions did not involve unethical behavior but were primarily the result of administrative issues.  •Based upon the findings, FAMU has self-imposed penalties including post-season bans for the 2019-2020 academic year, recruiting and scholarship reductions and the vacation of records of any seasons…

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Southern Baseball upsets no. 8 LSU

Courtesy gojagsports.com  Box Score BATON ROUGE, La.- Southern University pitcher Eli Finney became only the third pitcher in program history to notch a career victory over intra-city neighbor LSU after leading the Jaguars to a 7-2 home win Tuesday night at Lee-Hines Field. The win, which aired on ESPN’s streaming platform ESPN +,  is Southern’s third victory in 56 tries but serves as the program’s first home win of the series with the Tigers from South Baton Rouge. Southern’s last win over LSU came in 2005 at Alex Box Stadium.…

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Chris Paul Family Foundation Donates $50K to WSSU Athletics Team 250 Campaign

From theciaa.com : WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Chris Paul Family Foundation made a tremendous donation of $50,000 to Winston-Salem State University Athletics, Friday morning. The support of the foundation will go a long way in the department’s mission to provide quality experiences and opportunities to the student-athletes of Winston-Salem State University. “We appreciate the support from the Chris Paul Family Foundation. We hope that this inspires more individuals to give to the WSSU Team 250 Campaign,” WSSU Interim Director of Athletics George Knox said. “This will help with our commitment…

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MEAC Announces 2019 ESPNU Baseball and Softball TV Schedule

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the baseball and softball regular-season games that will be televised live on ESPNU. On Sunday, April 7, Savannah State will visit Tallahassee, Fla. to take on legendary head coach Veronica Wiggins and Florida A&M for an 11 a.m. match-up. The contest, which features the perennially-contending Lady Rattlers, will be shown on ESPNU from the Lady Rattler Softball Complex. ESPNU will also be in Greensboro, N.C. on Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m. to broadcast the first…

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March 26 MEAC Baseball Recap

From meacsports.com: Coppin State 4, Mount St. Mary’s 2 (10 innings) EMMITSBURG, Md. — Nazier McIlwain led off the top of the 10th inning with a solo home run and the Eagles added another run in the frame as Coppin State got a 4-2 victory at Mount St. Mary’s on Tuesday afternoon. Box Score | Recap Alabama A&M 8, Bethune-Cookman 2 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alabama A&M scored four runs in the final two innings to break open the game en route to an 8-2 win over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.…

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