SOU Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country opt out of CCC schedules

ASHLAND, Ore— Southern Oregon University Athletic Director Matt Sayre is announcing that the SOU Basketball, Volleyball, and Cross-Country programs will opt out of the upcoming Cascade Collegiate Conference Schedules because of concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made on Thursday. The programs will also opt out of NAIA national postseason competition. 

“I think as we dug deeper into it, we just realized that the sports we decided to opt out of, the realities of getting a season in safely before NAIA playoffs and really making that a pinch point on our student athletes was really not a viable