The national Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has set its goals for the coming year. An inaugural divisionwide SAAC regional convention, student-athlete mental health and CPR/AED certification are among the eight core areas on which the committee members will focus their efforts.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule, effective Dec. 1, 2018, requiring all newly constructed or resurfaced indoor tracks to be surveyed for a curb and to have a regulation curb in place for competition.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Committee approved a rule prohibiting defensive players from running toward the line of scrimmage to leap or hurdle offensive linemen to block field goal and point-after-touchdown attempts, beginning with the 2017 season.
In a move to swiftly align Division II rules with new NCAA football health and safety recommendations, the Division II Management Council on Tuesday voted in support of a proposal to ban two-a-day practices during the Division II football preseason.