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Athletic Director to retire at the end of the school year

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor in ChiefMorgan State University’s athletic director Floyd Kerr has announced that he will retire at the end of the academic year. In a press release issued on Tuesday afternoon, Kerr notified campus president David Wilson that he will end his tenure at Morgan State on June 30, just over two weeks before reaching 11 years as the athletic director. “I appreciate Floyd’s service to the university during his time here,” said Wilson in the release. “There have been many noteworthy achievements, including a successful basketball program and winning a football conference championship.” Before Morgan State, Kerr […]

by · April 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS
MSU football and men’s cross-country teams recieve postseason ban

MSU football and men’s cross-country teams recieve postseason ban

by Benjamin McKnight, III, Editor-In-Chief of The MSU SpokesmanThe Morgan State University football and men’s cross-country teams have been banned from postseason play after failing to reach NCAA standards during the 2014-2015 school year. According to the Baltimore Sun, the football team posted an Academic Progress Rate score of 829 during that year, which is 101 points less than the minimum requirement. The year before, their score was 929. The APR was created in 2003 to make schools “accountable for the academic progress of their student athletes through a team-based metric that accounts for the eligibility and retention of each […]

by · April 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS