Grand Slam is a baseball student-athlete at Ocean State University. Unfortunately Grand suffered an incapacitating injury last month and is not able to compete for the remainder of the season. Is Grand still permitted to receive his four complimentary admissions to home and away contests?
Yes. NCAA Staff Interpretation- 3/27/91- Complimentary tickets for a student-athlete who has suffered an incapacitating injury– states that a member institution would be permitted to provide a student-athlete who has suffered an incapacitating injury four complimentary admissions to a home or away contest, inasmuch as a student-athlete who has suffered an incapacitating injury would be considered a participant in the sport.