NCAA Approves Waivers To Increase Roster Size, Scholarship Flexibility


The NCAA Oversight Committee this week approved a one-year waiver for Division I Baseball programs to have a roster size of 40 players, while also allowing them to spread 11.7 scholarships over 32 players instead of the 27-counter cap that used to be in place.

Just last month, those two measures were taken up by the NCAA Student Athlete Experience Committee, and the committee overwhelmingly supported the waivers. The Oversight Committee followed suit this week, and the waiver was granted for the 2023-24 academic and athletic year.

“The majority of coaches in Division I Baseball were in favor of this[…]