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Fall Sports May Feel Coronavirus Pinch As Well

Article by: Pete Hayes, the Telegraph,

GODFREY — Despite plenty of attention focused on the cancellation of college spring sports because of the threat of the coronavirus, coaches of fall sorts are checking if the threat will affect them.

It already has.

The cancellation of spring sports practices, recruiting and games has also meant the cancellation of spring games, workouts and recruiting for fall sports, including the women’s and men’s soccer teams at Lewis and Clark Community College.

“We’re a lot better off than spring sports, though,” longtime L&C soccer coach Tim Rooney said. “We started about a month ago, mainly indoors working out. We haven’t been able to get outside because of the weather. As far as recruiting goes, I already had almost a full roster of recruits and returning players.

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