.....The NCAA conducted a survey from Oct. 6 to Nov. 2, 2020 addressing heightened mental health concerns in student athletes. The survey reported rates of mental health concerns among student athletes were 1.5 to 2 times higher during the fall 2020 season than ever before in NCAA studies. This increase is immense and was just one initial insight into the insurmountable challenges still ahead....
.....“Although there were a lot of negative aspects that came with [COVID-19], something that I really appreciated is that it brought our team closer together,” Spaanstra said. “Being in a bubble in the NCAA Tournament for over a month, we were with each other every minute of the day. I think that this really strengthened our relationships off the field that allowed us to perform even better on the field.”....
Bethany`s Notes: See how Virginia tackled the pandemic within their athletic department.
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