The Southland Conference, which includes Southeastern Louisiana University, became the latest sports league to postpone or cancel fall sports Thursday. After reports surfaced the conference was angling toward shutting down fall sports amid the coronavirus pandemic, league officials confirmed Thursday morning.
Their new release said, in part,
The Southland Conference Board of Directors has determined that league competition in the sports of football, volleyball, women’s soccer and cross country will be postponed from the fall semester with an intent to explore conference competition in the spring semester. Meeting frequently in recent weeks, including Wednesday afternoon, presidents of the 13 Southland members also authorized planning for spring semester championship events for volleyball, soccer and cross country.