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NCAA and Miami agree to penalties relating to recruitment of Haley and Hanna Cavinder

Feb 24, 2023

The NCAA announced Friday that it had reached a negotiated resolution with the University of Miami regarding violations of NCAA rules when the school was recruiting Haley and Hanna Cavinder.

The Cavinders transferred to Miami from Fresno State in April of 2022. The twin sisters are some of the most popular college athletes on social media. Their TikTok account has over 4 million followers and each has over 500,000 followers on Instagram.

According to the resolution, Miami coach Katie Meier committed Level II violations when she set up a meeting between the Cavinders and Miami booster John Ruiz. Meier previously served a school-imposed three-game suspension at the beginning of the season relating to the sisters’ recruitment.

It’s the first known NCAA penalty for violations of the governing body’s new rules relating to name, image and likeness.

Source: Sports

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