Minnesota soccer will not play in bowl recreation


The Newest on the results of the coronavirus outbreak on sports activities world wide:

Minnesota is the newest Soccer Bowl Subdivision staff to decide out of bowl recreation consideration.

Coach P.J. Fleck introduced Sunday that the choice was made collectively by athletic division management, coaches and gamers. The Gophers misplaced 20-17 in additional time at Wisconsin Saturday to complete the season at 3-4. Fleck mentioned this system’s focus is ”strictly” on the off-the-field well-being of the gamers, with the aim of them ”having the ability to responsibly spend a few of the remaining vacation season with household and family members.”

There is no assure the Gophers would have been invited to a postseason recreation with a dropping file and so many bowls canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Penn State was the primary Large Ten to preemptively decline an invite. Shut to twenty groups within the FBS have opted out, together with seven every from the Pac-12 and the ACC.

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