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Team members air opinions about proposed athletic cuts

Student athletes — mostly from Minnesota State Mankato sports teams that may not exist in the near future — came stern-faced to an on-campus forum Thursday to have their questions answered about the fate of tennis, women’s bowling and men’s swimming.

2011-04-01
By Robb Murray, Free Press Staff Writer [published in The Free Press, Mankato, MN, 4/1/2011]

Student athletes — mostly from Minnesota State Mankato sports teams that may not exist in the near future — came stern-faced to an on-campus forum Thursday to have their questions answered about the fate of tennis, women’s bowling and men’s swimming.

There’s still a chance the sports could be saved. When the university holds its student senate election in the next few weeks, students will also be asked if they want to raise their student fees a few dollars each semester to save the four sports for the next three years.

For the full Free Press story, see Friday's print editon or the e-edition at http://mankatofreepress.mn.newsmemory.com/.

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