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Boston College swimming and diving program suspended over hazing

Boston College swim teams suspended for hazing
Boston College swim teams suspended for hazing 02:15

CHESTNUT HILL - Boston College has suspended its men's and women's swimming and diving program over hazing.

"The Boston College Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving program has been placed on indefinite suspension, after University administrators determined that hazing had occurred within the program," a school spokesperson said in a statement Thursday. "The University does not—and will not—tolerate hazing in any form."

No other information about the hazing was immediately available.

The school said anyone in the program "will continue to have access to academic and medical resources provided to all Boston College student-athletes."

More than 60 students make up the two teams, which compete in Division I. 

Boston College's first meet was scheduled for October 7. It is now unclear if that will happen. 

The NCAA defines defines hazing as "any act committed as someone joining or becoming a member, or maintaining membership in an organization that is humiliating, intimidating or demeaning, or endangers their health and safety."

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