Wright State Coach “Stunned and Shocked” By Program Being CutFeatured
Wright State head coach Laura Matthews figured the toughest news she’d have to break to her players this year was telling them their season had been canceled. She never imagined she’d have to tell them their entire program had been eliminated for good.
Wright State announced Wednesday that softball was one of three programs being cut as part of a plan to slash $2 million from its athletic department budget. The school, located in Dayton, Ohio, cited decreases in enrollment and state funding because of the coronavirus pandemic as reasons for the reduced spending.[…]