To The NCAA Athletes Getting Another Year Of Eligibility
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To The NCAA Athletes Getting Another Year Of Eligibility

Your time was cut short, and the NCAA is sorry about that.

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To The NCAA Athletes Getting Another Year Of Eligibility

Spring sports are probably the one thing that everyone looks forward to once college football season is over, and not being able to have that is not only upsetting to those who watch, but also upsetting to the athletes.

At the beginning of every school year these athletes start training for their sport in hopes to absolutely crush their season when the time comes. But this year they couldn't because of the COVID-19 virus.

Being someone who loves spring sports, especially basketball, baseball and lacrosse, I couldn't help but feel sad for all of these athletes who had their season cut short. Many of my friends who are athletes at their universities have expressed how upset they are because of this.

When the virus started to impact NCAA sports, no one was quite sure what was going to happen, if all sports were going to be canceled or if they would be played without crowds of people.

Then, the NCAA made an announcement telling everyone that all sporting events would be suspended until further notice. Flash forward about a week or so, the NCAA put out another statement saying that every season is canceled for the rest of the year, which really put a hurt on all of March Madness and College World Series fans.

What are were we supposed to do the whole month of March? Not watch basketball?! And now what happens when June comes around and the College World Series won't be on TV?

I won't be able to scream at my tv after a crazy play or an insane home run.

At that moment everyone felt the pain of those athletes. Trust me when I say this, you all are not alone.

Even though us non-athletes may not fully understand how you're feeling, we understand that it feels like all of the hard work you've put in has been thrown away.

When the NCAA put out that they would be giving all Spring athletes another year of eligibility, things got a little better, and it seemed like things were starting to look up.

Although it may not be the most ideal situation for some, at least they're getting this season back.

Keep your head up, guys.

This may be a hard time for you guys, and you may feel like you've wasted your time, but there's a bigger meaning behind all of this. You all may not know it now, but you'll find that meaning one way or another.

Keep your head up, and keep pushing through.

Everyone is rooting for you guys, and we know that your next season will be something special. We feel you, we hear you and we see you.

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