La Salle University in Pennsylvania will drop men’s varsity water polo from its offerings, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday.
The sport joins six others on the Explorers’ chopping block: three men’s (baseball, swimming and diving, tennis) and three women’s (softball, volleyball, and tennis). The school fielded its first men’s varsity team in the fall of 2016.
La Salle athletic director Brian Baptiste told the Inquirer that COVID-19 only played “a part” in the cuts, but merely accelerated the decision.
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