Division III College Football Team Cancels Season Due To Injuries

first_img Grinnell College has made the decision to withdraw the football team from competitive play for the rest of the season to protect the health and safety of its student-athletes. Team members have received numerous injuries this season, leaving 28 players on the 39-member roster healthy and qualified for play.The College is unwilling to compromise the health and safety of its players, including the 11 players, who over the course of the first seven weeks of practice and play, will miss some or all of the season.Grinnell College started the 2019 season with three-straight losses before cancelling the rest of the season.It’s a tough pill to swallow for the remaining healthy players on the roster, but safety is of the utmost concern in collegiate athletics – especially at such a small program. A generic picture of three footballs next to a pylonA college football program canceled the remainder of its season after the team sustained too many injuries.In a statement from the school, Grinnell College announced its football team has withdrawn from competitive play for 2019.A small liberal arts school, Grinnell College plays at the Division III level. With such a small number of athletes on the roster, the program cancelled the season due to player safety concernsHere’s the announcement from the school:last_img

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