The Ocean State University (OSU) Volleyball team participated in a foreign tour in July. A. Tacker participated in the foreign tour but did not compete for OSU during the 2015-16 academic year. A. was eligible to compete but used the year as a redshirt year.
Since A. participated in the foreign tour over the summer, is she charged with a season of competition for the 2015-16 academic year?
No. NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52 states that a student-athlete who did not compete during the institution’s season just completed and who represents the institution in a certified foreign tour after that intercollegiate season and prior to the start of the next academic year shall not be charged with a season of eligibility (see Bylaw 184.108.40.206). (Revised: 8/11/98, 7/31/14)
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