Baylor suspends 14 baseball players 2 games each over hazing

first_img FOLLOW US Written By Associated Press Television News First Published: 8th February, 2020 12:23 IST SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENTcenter_img Baylor issued two-game suspensions to 14 baseball players Friday over an unspecified hazing incident that occurred last February. The school said the number of suspensions required them to would be staggered over the first three weeks of the season. The Bears open at home against Nebraska on Feb. 14.Athletic administrators became aware of the incident last May, and an investigation by Baylor’s general counsel office and Division of Student Life followed.“I am very disappointed with this incident,” Baylor coach Steve Rodriguez said. “We do not condone such behaviour and respect the thorough investigation and decision by the university on the matter and will move forward.”The school said drugs and alcohol were not involved in the hazing incident. The names of the players weren’t released.“Our priority is to provide a safe and caring environment for all student-athletes,” athletic director Mack Rhoades said. “This type of behaviour is not reflective of the mission and vision of Baylor athletics.”(Picture Credits: Pixabay) LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 8th February, 2020 12:23 IST Baylor Suspends 14 Baseball Players 2 Games Each Over Hazing Baylor issued two-game suspensions to 14 baseball players Friday over an unspecified hazing incident that occurred last February.last_img

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