"When the M Club calls and wants me to contribute to the school, it's going to be a hard thing because I know my money's not going to the same place that gave me a scholarship," said Lancaster, who works as an engineer with Kaiser Permanente.
"When you look at the tradition of the Maryland track team, on the one hand it is not a revenue-producing sports, so of course something like this could happen," said Andre Lancaster, a sprinter at Maryland between 1976 and 1980 and was the ACC champion in the 200 meters in 1977. "With what Maryland track means to me, this bothers me. ... It's almost like losing a child. It's beyond words."