UVM men’s basketball’s series vs. Stony Brook in doubt due to positive COVID test
One day after its weekend series at Hartford was delayed due to COVID-19, it appeathe University of Vermont guys’s basketball group’s go back to action might extend into next month.
The program discovered Thursday of one favorable coronavirus test result amongst its Tier I personnel, which could cause the post ponement of a second straight series, the Catamounts’ two-game set at house vs. Stony Brook on Jan. 30-31, the school validated to the Burlington Free Press.
UVM did not supply any additional details. Tier 1 consists of athletes, coaches and managers.
Stadium’s Jeff Goodman first reported the news previously Thursday.
On Wednesday, America East announced a number of schedule changes after teams were considered not available due to COVID-19 protocols. The Vermont at Hartford series, set for Saturday and Sunday, was amongst the postponements.
In a declaration soon after the conference’s release, UVM stated the men’s basketball program went on pause as “a precautionary step due to exposure to COVID positive people. Maine, UVM’s most-recent opponent, paused team activities after a pair of presumptive positive outcomes.
The UVM guys’s hockey and women’s basketball programs are also currently on time out. The UVM females’s hockey team is slated to return from its time out and dip into Boston College on Sunday and Monday.