Hampton University announced Monday that due to the spread of COVID-19 among its athletes and members of other Hampton constituent groups, all fall sports have been suspended.
The statement issued by Hampton Athletic Director Eugene Marshall added that if conditions permit, the school anticipates resuming all athletic-related activities.
“Please understand that this decision was not taken lightly,” Marshall said. “But it was done in the best interest of our Hampton University students, student-athletes, faculty, staff, administration, alumni and fans. I am extremely confident that we will work through these challenging times together. Please stay in continuous communication with your coaches, academic support staff and athletic staff for updated information. As well as providing up with the opportunity to see how you and your family are doing.”