Ex-Coach: No Way to Play in Fall Without Vaccine First

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Karen Weaver coached at the Division I and III levels for 16 years and nearly twice that amount of time on college campuses — "more time on road trips, at practices, in training rooms, weight rooms, team meeting rooms, and other athletic facilities than most people," she says in a recent article for Forbes titled "Without A Vaccine, There Is No Way College Athletes Can Play This Fall."

Weaver, who won a field hockey national title at Division III Salisbury before leading Ohio State to its first NCAA bid, says university decision-makers need to take a granular look at the issue of returning athletes to campus.

"Consider this: from the time they arrive for preseason practice until the end of the season, college athletes are in the same physical space with someone, or something touched by many other human beings," she writes. "Think about these areas of a practice facility alone:

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