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Lists of intercollegiate sports added/dropped by Division since March 2020
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Disclaimer: Information is accurate as far as I know.
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Credit: Stephen W. Dittmore, PhD, University of Arkansas/Athletic Director U.
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Contact: steve.dittmore[at]gmail.com
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Chicago State6/23/2020M soccerhttps://www.gocsucougars.com/news/2020/6/23/general-chicago-state-university-board-of-trustees-announces-discontinuation-of-baseball.aspxacrobatics1
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Hartford10/8/2020esportshttps://www.hartfordhawks.com/news/2020/10/8/general-hartford-athletics-adds-varsity-esports-to-sports-lineup.aspxesports2
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UMES11/12/2020W beach volleyballhttps://easternshorehawks.com/news/2020/11/12/womens-volleyball-hawks-to-add-beach-volleyball-in-2022.aspxM golf2
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Omaha12/11/2020M swim & divehttps://omavs.com/news/2020/12/11/general-omaha-athletics-to-sponsor-mens-swimming-diving.aspxM ice hockey2
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Fairleigh Dickinson1/13/2021M volleyballhttps://fduknights.com/news/2021/1/13/general-fdu-announces-the-addition-of-mens-volleyball.aspxM indoor T&F1
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Fairleigh Dickinson1/19/2021W lacrossehttps://fduknights.com/news/2021/1/19/general-fdu-adds-womens-lacrosse-as-its-21st-sport.aspxM outdoor T&F1
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Tarleton State1/19/2021W soccerhttps://tarletonsports.com/news/2021/1/19/general-tarleton-to-begin-womens-soccer-program-fall-2022-search-for-head-coach-under-way.aspxM rugby1
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Bryant (RI)4/22/21W golf, W bowling, W rowinghttps://www.bryantbulldogs.com/general/2020-21/releases/20210422qcgvgnM soccer1
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Princeton (NJ)5/5/21W rugbyhttps://goprincetontigers.com/news/2021/5/3/general-womens-rugby-elevated-to-varsity-sport-beginning-in-2022-23.aspxM swim & dive1
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Xavier (OH)5/16/21W lacrossehttps://goxavier.com/news/2021/5/16/athletic-department-xavier-athletics-announces-the-addition-of-womens-lacrosse.aspxM tennis1
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Long Island U (NY)5/13/21M volleyballhttps://www.liuathletics.com/news/2021/5/13/general-liu-announces-addition-of-mens-volleyball.aspxM volleyball2
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UT Martin6/9/21Stunthttps://utmsports.com/news/2021/6/9/spirit-ut-martin-to-add-stunt-as-a-competitive-sport-for-2021-22-academic-year.aspxM wrestling1
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Clemson6/17/21W lacrosse; W gymnastics https://clemsontigers.com/clemson-athletics-to-add-womens-lacrosse-and-womens-gymnastics/Stunt2
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Augustana (SD)6/15/21M ice hockeyhttps://www.aberdeennews.com/story/news/education/2021/06/16/augustana-university-sioux-falls-mens-division-hockey-team-ncaa/5295016001/https://goaugie.com/news/2021/10/5/mens-hockey-augustana-university-formally-announces-addition-of-mens-hockey-program-breaks-ground-on-midco-arena.aspxW beach4
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Central Michigan8/5/21M golfhttps://cmuchippewas.com/news/2021/8/5/general-cmu-athletics-adds-mens-golf.aspxW bowling2
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Eastern Illinois (IL)8/6/21W beach volleyballhttps://eiupanthers.com/news/2021/8/6/general-eiu-adds-beach-volleyball-for-2021-22-season.aspxW golf1
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Kansas City (MO)8/16/21esportshttps://kcroos.com/news/2021/8/16/general-kansas-city-adds-esports-as-a-varsity-sport.aspxW gymnastics1
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Kentucky9/9/21Stunthttps://ukathletics.com/news/2021/9/9/general-kentucky-athletics-adds-sport-of-stunt.aspxW lacrosse5
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Monmouth (NJ)9/16/21W rowinghttps://monmouthhawks.com/news/2021/9/16/rowing-monmouth-university-to-begin-womens-rowing-in-2022-23.aspxW rowing2
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Tarleton State (TX)9/21/21M golfhttps://tarletonsports.com/news/2021/9/21/general-tarleton-to-revive-mens-golf-program.aspxW rugby2
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Iowa9/23/21W wrestlinghttps://dailyiowan.com/2021/09/23/title-ix-settlement-a-catalyst-launching-iowa-womens-wrestling-barta-says/W soccer1
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Morgan State (MD)10/21/21M wrestlinghttps://morganstatebears.com/news/2021/10/21/general-largest-donation-in-morgan-state-university-athletics-history-paves-way-for-return-of-division-i-collegiate-wrestling-following-24-year-hiatus.aspxW tennis1
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South Florida11/10/21W lacrossehttps://gousfbulls.com/news/2021/11/10/general-usf-to-add-womens-lacrosse-in-2023-24.aspxW triathlon1
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Rhode Island12/2/21W lacrossehttps://www.uri.edu/news/2021/12/rhode-island-athletics-to-add-womens-lacrosse-as-a-varsity-program/W volleyball1
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Eastern Kentucky12/9/21M tennis, W tennishttps://ekusports.com/news/2021/12/9/general-eku-reinstates-tennis-programs.aspxW wrestling1
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UTEP1/21/22W beach volleyballhttps://utepminers.com/news/2022/1/21/womens-volleyball-utep-athletics-to-add-beach-volleyball-as-17th-d-i-sport-in-2023.aspx
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South Florida2/1/22W beach volleyballhttps://gousfbulls.com/news/2022/2/1/usf-to-add-womens-beach-volleyball-in-2024-25.aspxTOTAL40
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Lindenwood (MO)3/23/22M ice hockeyhttps://lindenwoodlions.com/news/2022/3/23/mens-ice-hockey-lindenwood-adds-ncaa-mens-division-i-hockey.aspx
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Wright State (OH)4/4/22W bowling, M OT&F, M IT&Fhttps://wsuraiders.com/news/2022/4/4/general-wright-state-adding-three-ncaa-sport-offerings.aspx
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Vanderbilt (TN)4/19/22W volleyballhttps://vucommodores.com/vanderbilt-adds-volleyball-as-varsity-sport/
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Duquense (PA)4/19/22W triathlon, W golf, acrobaticshttps://goduquesne.com/news/2022/4/19/general-duquesne-creates-additional-student-athlete-opportunities.aspx
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U.S. Naval Academy (MD)
5/16/22M rugby, W rugbyhttps://navysports.com/news/2022/5/16/mens-rugby-naval-academy-elevates-mens-and-womens-rugby-from-club-to-varsity-status.aspx
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Old Dominion4/3/2020M wrestlinghttps://odusports.com/news/2020/4/2/odu-discontinues-wrestling-program.aspxco-ed sailing1
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Cincinnati4/15/2020M soccerhttps://gobearcats.com/news/2020/4/14/uc-discontinues-mens-soccer-program.aspxM baseball4
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Wisconsin-Green Bay4/25/2020M tennis, W tennishttps://greenbayphoenix.com/news/2020/4/24/general-statement-from-uw-green-bay-and-athletics-director.aspxM CC2
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Florida International5/7/2020M indoor T&Fhttps://twitter.com/ByTimReynolds/status/1258175871757754370M fencing1
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Akron5/15/2020M CC, M golf, W tennishttps://gozips.com/news/2020/5/14/general-redesigning-the-univeristy-of-akron-athletics-update.aspxM golf3
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Bowling Green5/16/2020M baseball (reinstated)https://bgsufalcons.com/news/2020/5/15/general-bgsu-announces-athletics-restructuring.aspxhttps://bgsufalcons.com/news/2020/6/2/bgsu-reinstates-baseball-program.aspxM gymnastics2
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Furman5/19/2020M baseball, M lacrossehttps://furmanpaladins.com/news/2020/5/18/general-test.aspxM ice hockey0
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Central Michigan5/20/2020M indoor T&F, M outdoor T&Fhttps://cmuchippewas.com/news/2020/5/19/general-cmu-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxM indoor T&F6
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East Carolina5/22/2020M tennis, W tennis (reinstated), M swim & dive, W swim & dive (reinstated)https://ecupirates.com/news/2020/5/21/general-ecu-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxhttps://ecupirates.com/news/2021/1/7/general-ecu-to-restart-womens-swimming-diving-womens-tennis.aspxM lacrosse1
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Alabama-Huntsville5/23/2020M ice hockey (reinstated)https://uahchargers.com/news/2020/5/22/general-covid-19-forcing-uah-to-take-steps-for-more-budget-reductions.aspxhttps://uahchargers.com/news/2020/5/29/mens-ice-hockey-uah-hockey-supporters-meet-fundraising-goal.aspxhttps://uahchargers.com/news/2021/5/5/general-uah-suspends-mens-hockey-program-in-absence-of-conference-membership.aspxM outdoor T&F0
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App State5/27/2020M soccer, M tennis, M indoor T&Fhttps://appstatesports.com/news/2020/5/26/app-state-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxM rowing1
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Brown5/29/2020M fencing, W fencing (reinstated), M golf, W golf, W skiing, M squash, W squash, W equestrian (reinstated), M CC (reinstated), M indoor T&F (reinstated), M outdoor T&F (reinstated)https://brownbears.com/news/2020/5/28/general-new-initiative-to-reshape-improve-competitiveness-in-brown-varsity-and-club-athletics.aspxhttps://brownbears.com/news/2020/6/9/brown-will-reinstate-the-varsity-status-of-its-mens-track-field-and-cross-country-teams.aspxhttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/09/18/brown-will-reinstate-two-womens-teams-title-ix-agreement-end?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=8c5f05aa3e-DNU_2020_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-8c5f05aa3e-198433657&mc_cid=8c5f05aa3e&mc_eid=aeaa8bd8d6M soccer2
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Wright State6/4/2020M tennis, W tennis, W softballhttps://wsuraiders.com/news/2020/6/3/general-wright-state-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxM squash2
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Hampton6/11/2020M golf, W golfhttps://hamptonpirates.com/news/2020/6/10/hampton-university-to-discontinue-mens-and-womens-golf-programs.aspxM swim & dive5
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff6/12/2020M tennis, W tennishttps://uapblionsroar.com/news/2020/6/11/mens-tennis-uapb-to-suspend-tennis-programs.aspxM tennis14
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Winthrop6/20/2020M tennis, W tennishttps://winthropeagles.com/news/2020/6/19/winthrop-athletics-discontinues-mens-and-womens-tennis-programs.aspxM volleyball0
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Chicago State6/23/2020M baseballhttps://www.gocsucougars.com/news/2020/6/23/general-chicago-state-university-board-of-trustees-announces-discontinuation-of-baseball.aspxM water polo1
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Southern Utah6/24/2020M tennis, W tennishttps://suutbirds.com/news/2020/6/23/administration-southern-utah-discontinues-mens-and-womens-tennis.aspxM wrestling2
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Northern Colorado6/25/2020M tennis, W tennishttps://uncbears.com/news/2020/6/24/mens-tennis-unc-discontinues-tennis-programs.aspxW fencing0
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Connecticut6/25/2020M CC, M swim & dive, M tennis, W rowinghttps://uconnhuskies.com/news/2020/6/24/general-uconn-announces-changes-to-division-of-athletics.aspxW field hockey0
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Western Illinois6/26/2020M swim & dive, W swim & divehttps://goleathernecks.com/news/2020/6/25/athletics-department-western-illinois-athletics-suspends-swimming-diving-program.aspxhttps://goleathernecks.com/news/2020/12/18/athletics-department-western-illinois-athletics-discontinues-swimming-diving-program.aspxW golf3
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Boise State7/3/2020M baseball, W swim & divehttps://broncosports.com/news/2020/7/2/general-boise-state-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxW ice hockey0
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Stanford7/9/2020M fencing (reinstated), W fencing (reinstated), W field hockey (reinstated), M rowing (reinstated), M volleyball (reinstated), M wrestling (reinstated), W lt rowing (reinstated), W sychro swim (reinstated), W sailing (reinstated), co-ed sailing (reinstated), W squash (reinstated)https://news.stanford.edu/2020/07/08/athletics/https://gostanford.com/news/2021/5/18/stanford-announces-the-continuation-of-11-varsity-athletics-teams.aspxW lacrosse1
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Dartmouth7/10/2020M swim & dive (reinstated), W swim & dive (reinstated), M golf (reinstated), W golf (reinstated), M lt rowing (reinstated)https://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2020/07/dartmouth-announces-changes-varsity-athletics-programhttps://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2021/01/five-varsity-teams-reinstated-external-reviews-plannedW lt rowing0
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Maryland-Eastern Shore
7/22/2020W tennishttps://easternshorehawks.com/news/2020/7/21/womens-tennis-program-suspended-indefinitely.aspxW rowing2
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George Washington8/1/2020M rowing, M squash, W squash, co-ed sailing, M indoor T&F, M tennis, W water polohttps://gwsports.com/news/2020/7/31/general-university-efforts-streamline-gw-athletics.aspx W sailing0
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Alaska-Anchorage (AK)8/19/2020M ice hockey (reinstated), W gymnastics (reinstated), M skiing, W skiinghttps://goseawolves.com/news/2020/8/19/uaa-announces-reconfiguration-of-athletics-programs.aspxW skiing1
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Iowa8/22/2020M tennis, M gymnastics, M swim & dive, W swim & dive (reinstated)https://hawkeyesports.com/news/2020/08/21/open-letter-to-the-university-of-iowa-and-hawkeye-athletics-community/https://hawkeyesports.com/news/2021/02/15/university-of-iowa-reinstates-womens-swimming-diving-program/W softball2
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William & Mary9/4/2020M gymnastics (reinstated), W gymnastics (reinstated), M indoor T&F (reinstated), M outdoor T&F (reinstated), W volleyball (reinstated), M swim & dive (reinstated), W swim & dive (reinstated)https://tribeathletics.com/news/2020/9/3/dave-johnson-tribe-scribe-amid-financial-concerns-w-m-to-discontinue-seven-sports-following-the-2020-21-academic-year.aspxhttps://tribeathletics.com/news/2020/10/19/general-william-mary-athletics-the-path-forward.aspxhttps://richmond.com/sports/college/william-and-mary/william-mary-will-continue-sports-scheduled-to-be-cut-while-extending-review/article_f0670ed4-5b79-50e8-8230-ab833c088749.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-sharehttps://www.pilotonline.com/sports/college/william-mary/vp-sp-wm-mens-sports-back-for-good-20210311-aqrjyxjccnh7varj4tzrofgudy-story.htmlW squash2
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Minnesota9/11/2020M gymnastics, M indoor T&F, M tennishttps://gophersports.com/news/2020/9/10/an-open-letter-to-the-university-of-minnesota-athletics-community.aspxW swim & dive2
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LaSalle9/30/2020M baseball, M swim & dive (reinstated), M tennis, M water polo, W softball, W volleyball, W tennishttps://goexplorers.com/news/2020/9/29/general-an-open-letter-to-the-la-salle-and-explorer-athletics-community.aspxhttps://goexplorers.com/news/2021/5/3/mens-swimming-and-diving-la-salle-reinstates-mens-swimming-diving-program.aspxW synchro0
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Kansas City10/22/2020M golf, W golf, M CC, W CC, M OT&F, W OT&Fhttps://kcroos.com/news/2020/10/22/general-kansas-city-athletics-suspends-mens-golf-cross-country-track-and-field-programs.aspxhttps://kcroos.com/news/2021/4/21/kansas-city-athletics-announces-reinstatement-of-cross-country.aspx
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Fresno State10/17/2020W lacrosse, M tennis, M wrestlinghttps://gobulldogs.com/news/2020/10/16/general-fresno-state-athletics-announces-program-changes.aspxW tennis9
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Michigan State10/23/2020M swim & dive, W swim & divehttps://msuspartans.com/news/2020/10/22/general-michigan-state-announces-plans-to-discontinue-swimming-diving-after-2021.aspxW volleyball1
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Clemson11/6/2020M CC (reinstated), M indoor T&F (reinstated), M outdoor T&F (reinstated)https://clemsontigers.com/letter-from-dan-radakovich-regarding-mens-track-and-field-and-cross-country/https://clemsontigers.com/clemson-to-continue-sponsorship-of-mens-track-field-and-cross-country/W water polo1
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San Diego State11/21/2020W rowinghttps://goaztecs.com/news/2020/11/20/general-open-letter-to-the-san-diego-state-university-community.aspx
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NC Central2/12/2021M baseballhttps://nccueaglepride.com/news/2021/2/11/baseball-nccu-athletics-announces-sport-sponsorship-change.aspxTOTAL71
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Robert Morris5/26/21M ice hockey (reinstated), W ice hockey (reinstated)https://rmucolonials.com/news/2021/5/26/athletics-rmu-charts-strategic-course-headed-into-centennial-year.aspxhttps://rmucolonials.com/news/2021/12/17/athletics-rmu-reinstates-hockey-programs-for-2023-24.aspx
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