Illinois Valley Community College is canceling several sports seasons due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
IVCC reports its volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball seasons are canceled. The announcement was made by President Jerry Corcoran who said, “This was a tough call but one we were compelled to make in the interest of safety for our student athletes, coaches and support staff. The health of our people is preeminent.”
Vice President for Student Services Mark Grzybowski said, “This decision was not made hastily and it is consistent with the majority of institutions in our athletic region.”
Athletic Director Cory Tomasson said, “We are committed to offering athletics but with the pandemic we feel this is the appropriate decision. It is consistent with our core values.”