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August 16th: Complimentary Admissions

  DIVISIONS I AND II   Libero and Setter are two freshmen volleyball student-athletes that participate at Ocean State University and James River Institute, respectively.  Both teams have competitions next Friday night, but neither student-athlete will be competing as they are still waiting final certification from the NCAA Eligibility Center.  Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 15th: Joint Practice Sessions

  The volleyball teams at Ocean State University, James River Institute and Country Roads College would like to conduct a joint practice session next week with a local 4-year institution.  With this activity being a practice session, does it count as a competition? Yes, joint practice sessions count as an Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 14th: First Week of Class

  Ocean State University (OSU) and James River Institute (JRI) will begin classes for the fall 2018 term in one week.  Which of the following is true? A.  Student-Athletes may practice but not compete during the institution’s first 5 days of classes while not enrolled full-time. B.  Student-Athletes will have Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 9th: New NCAA College Basketball Rules

UPDATES FROM THE 8.8.18 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: NCAA Division I Board of Directors Legislative Action Related to the Commission on College Basketball Recommendations During its August 8, 2018, meeting, the Division I Board of Directors took action on the following legislative proposals resultant from the Commission on College Basketball recommendations: Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 8th: Injuries and Athletic Aid

Flick is a field hockey student-athlete at Ocean State University (OSU). Flick is receiving a partial athletic scholarship and has been a starter the last two years.  Flick suffered some extensive injuries in the spring but decided she wants to participate again this year.  During the 1st week of preseason practice, Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 7th: Providing Transportation

The Ocean State University, James River Institute and Country Roads College  (OSU) men’s soccer teams begin preseason practice later this week.  Some of the incoming freshmen are international and do not have transportation from the airport to campus.  Is it permissible for the OSU coach to pick up these incoming Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 6th: Preseason Practice

  Ocean State University (OSU) football team has begun preseason practice.  The coaches are fine tuning the activities, drills, etc. the team will participate in during the five-day acclimatization period.  Is it permissible for OSU to use footballs during the five-day acclimatization period? Yes with conditions.  A recent update posted on Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 3rd: Medical Exams

Several freshmen student-athletes are making their initial arrival to Ocean State University, James River Institute and Country Roads College to begin their participation in intercollegiate athletics. TRUE OR FALSE~ These freshmen student-athletes need to undergo a medical exam prior to any participation in practice, competition or any other athletic activities. TRUE Division Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 2nd: Exhibition Contests

  Ocean State University and James River Institute Volleyball Coaches are finalizing their preseason schedules,  which include exhibition contests.  If a student-athlete only participates in one of these preseason exhibition contests, does she utilize a season of competition? No as long as any specified conditions are met. Division I NCAA Bylaw Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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