This is a weird time for college recruiting as the COVID-19 pandemic has led schools to shift to online learning, or to shut down or curtail sports; meanwhile, reports are that college enrollment, expected to be down this year, is likely holding steady or may even be up at some institutions.
The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the rosters of college rugby programs, even if those programs aren’t playing rugby.
Travel between countries has been restricted, and it’s been difficult for overseas-based players to get as they look to start their 2020-21 college school year.
The latest list of college commits includes five for IUPUI in Indianapolis, while a recent Player Spotlight also finds a place.
Player Spotlight: Alex Kennach
College Rugby Association of America Commissioner Kevin Battle has been furloughed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.