Together with an $8M effective and the lack of a number of scholarships over the next five years, the Tennessee soccer program can even need to vacate all 11 of its wins from the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
Tennessee was hit with the punishment on Friday after an NCAA investigation discovered greater than 200 recruiting violations in the course of the tenure of former head coach Jeremy Pruitt, ensuing within the punishment. These recruiting violations included improper funds on to recruits and their households totaling greater than $60K.
The NCAA discovered that Tennessee used 16 gamers that had been deemed ineligible throughout these seasons.
Sources informed ESPN that a number of the gamers who had been declared ineligible, together with those that transferred to different faculties, had been later capable of regain their eligibility by being granted immunity and cooperating with the NCAA in its investigation of Tennessee.