Cal Poly has been without athletic contests since March, and until recently, many of the athletic programs have been sidelined. In correspondence with San Luis Obispo County Public Health, many programs either had very strict practice protocols or no practices at all due to COVID-19.
Wagman, who pitched for Cal Poly Baseball from 2010 to 2013, nearly accomplished that dream when the Athletics signed him to a minor league contract in 2014. The Chicago White Sox drafted Wagman a year prior in 2013.
Although the probability of a collegiate athlete moving on to play professionally is relatively low across all sports, that has not stopped some Cal Poly athletes from chasing their desires of becoming professional athletes.
Cal Poly senior volleyball player Maia Dvoracek, also an All-American team member, said she decided to continue her education at Cal Poly for an extra quarter to play her last season as a Mustang.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Cal Poly’s student-athletes to adapt — from restrictions on how and where teams can practice to the personnel allowed at training. The Mustangs hope to maintain some sense of normalcy, and several Cal Poly athletes and staff spoke about how they have adjusted to training while accounting for safety.
The Cal Poly Roundnet Club, the university’s club spikeball association, geared up to compete in nationals. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and officials canceled the championship tournament.
With the NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors approving a Nov. 25 start date for Men’s and Women’s Basketball, the two programs are preparing for their seasons.
The Big West conference and the Big Sky conference announced that fall sports were postponed until 2021, shaping the way Cal Poly Athletics look like this fall. The captains of the Football and Cross Country programs shared some insight into the…
The captains of Men’s and Women’s Soccer along with Volleyball shared some insight into the current standing of their teams.
Madden, a journalism senior, played three years for the Mustangs. He made first team All-Conference in 2018 and in 2019, and he was named a finalist for the 2020 Rudy Scholz Award, the highest achievement for a collegiate rugby player.
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a plan to conduct the championships for fall sports in the spring on Tuesday, Sept. 22 . The plan was completed once the Football Championship Subdivision committee came to an agreement on the playoff bracket for the revised football season.