The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling issues and financial "realities" according to a press release.
"This decision was not one made lightly, knowing full well the deep consequences it has on our student-athletes, their hardworking coaches and staff, and our dedicated supporters and alumni," Menlo President Dr. Richard A. Moran said in the release. "The Board of Trustees considered the issue carefully, but ultimately decided that the closure of football was in the best long-term interests of the college."
On a campus where over 50 percent of the approximately 750 students are involved in athletics, the news brought shock and sadness, as well as understanding.
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