Is the NLI nullified if you are suspended for your high school season?

National-Letter-of-IntentI recently received a great question regarding the National Letter of Intent (NLI):

If a high school athlete signed a NLI for lacrosse during the early signing period, and is then ineligible for the high school team in spring because of a school suspension, will this suspension nullify the NLI?

No, a suspension on its own does not nullify the NLI.  However, a suspension might trigger other events that would nullify the NLI.  The NLI is nullified for the following reasons:

Accordingly, it is possible that a suspension, whether for behavioral or academic reasons, could negatively impact your admission to the school and you ability to meet the NCAA’s initial eligibility requirements.

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