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SJU Athletics timeline of the coronavirus pandemic

ILLUSTRATION: SADIE HENZES ’24

  • March 12, 2020

    SJU Athletics announces the cancellation of all spring sports.

  • June 26, 2020

    SJU Athletics releases their fall 2020 COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan, allowing student athletes to begin workouts in a phased reopening.

  • July 17, 2020

    A-10 postpones all fall
    sports until spring 2021.

  • July 31, 2020

    St. Joe’s cancels all
    club sports activity for the
    foreseeable future.

  • Oct. 14, 2020

    NCAA grants extra
    year of eligibility to all winter sport student athletes.

  • Nov. 21, 2020

    Women’s basketball pauses all team activity due to a positive COVID-19 test among Tier 1 personnel.

  • Nov. 26, 2020

    Men’s basketball opens their season at the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-off.

  • Nov. 29, 2020

    Men’s basketball pauses
    all team activity due to a positive COVID-19 test among Tier 1 personnel.


  • Dec. 13, 2020

    Women’s basketball returns to the court with a win over Lincoln University.

  • Dec. 16, 2020

    Women’s basketball pauses
    all team activity due to COVID-19 protocols involving an opponent.

  • Jan. 22, 2021

    SJU Athletics unveils their
    updated COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan for spring 2021.

  • Jan. 31, 2021

    Men’s soccer opens with a
    preseason matchup against Big 5 rival Temple University.


  • Feb. 9, 2021

    Field Hockey selected as a 2021 A-10 preseason favorite as they start their season.

  • Feb. 13, 2021

    Men’s lacrosse takes Towson University to
    overtime in a hard fought 7-8 loss.

  • Feb. 13, 2021

    Men’s and women’s tennis take down Coppin State
    University each winning 6-1 on singles matchups.

  • Feb. 14, 2021

    Women’s soccer hosts Delaware State University in a 4-1 win.


  • Feb. 17, 2021

    Women’s lacrosse takes the field for the first time in 11 months to take on Hofstra University.

  • Feb. 20, 2021

    Men’s and women’s cross country combines for a total 511 points at the Spider/Patriot Classic.

  • March 1, 2021

    St. Joe’s announces they will allow spectators to
    attend athletics events under certain restrictions.

  • March 5, 2021

    Softball picks up an 8-4 win over Towson University to open their season.


  • March 10, 2021

    Baseball kicks off their restart with with a 12-3 victory at Towson University.

  • March 13, 2021

    Women’s rowing has their Schuylkill River
    homecoming in a matchup with the University of Delaware.

  • March 27, 2021

    Men’s and women’s track opens at the Penn
    Challenge where Zach Michon brakes the St. Joe’s 5000m record and the women secure four top five finishes.

  • March 29, 2021

    Golf returns to action at the Golden Horseshoe Intercollegiate.

  • April 5, 2021

    Men’s rowing takes on the United States Naval Academy in Maryland.

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