Carolina Coastal University announced this week that it was discontinuing its men's track and cross-country program after next year.The Board of Trustees has determined budget cuts are necessary across the university and rumors had been stirring that the athletic department might have to cut a team.
The press release stated the following about why the choice was made to cut the the men's track program:
The Coastal Carolina Administration and the Board
of Trustees authorized this step in order to reach the optimal
combination of sport offerings that would provide quality opportunities
to CCU student-athletes while remaining in compliance with Title IX and
exercising fiscal responsibility.