UCLA suspends entire baseball team
Officials said the baseball program at the University of California, Davis, has been suspended and coaching staff fired after allegations of misconduct.
The school’s intercollegiate athletics department said on Wednesday Advertising“The university has learned of allegations of misconduct by the college baseball team,” he added.
While the University of California, Davis’ Office of Compliance and Policy is investigating the allegations, “the entire baseball program has been suspended,” the department said. Additionally, the baseball coaching staff has been placed on administrative leave.
Investigations are expected to continue in the first two months of the quarter, which begins on September 20.
“It is now too early to know when the team’s activities, including training, will begin,” the athletics department said.
The statement did not clarify the allegations, but said the department was “committed to conducting a comprehensive evaluation to determine the best path to provide a safe and comprehensive experience for all team members.” Campus resources were available to help those affected by the alleged behavior, according to the school.
University spokeswoman Melissa Bloen did not respond to a request for further comment from NBC News on Thursday. None of the five coaches listed on the UC Davis baseball team responded to requests for comment.
The team is at the bottom of the Big West Conference rankings, with disco Of eight wins and 32 losses this year.
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