WACO, Texas — Baylor is pausing soccer actions to guage latest optimistic exams for COVID-19 however nonetheless hopes to play its subsequent sport at dwelling in opposition to Oklahoma State subsequent week, the college stated Thursday.
Baylor reported 10 new instances amongst athletes throughout all sports activities in its most up-to-date replace Monday. The varsity stated it had 10 energetic instances, together with six with individuals experiencing signs.
The variety of instances being monitored is 18, and that features shut contacts, the college stated. Baylor stated contact tracing was one more reason for the newest shutdown of soccer.
The Bears have already had two video games referred to as off over coronavirus points. Their unique opener in opposition to Louisiana Tech on Sept. 12 didn’t occur as a result of Louisiana Tech had widespread optimistic exams for COVID-19.
A swiftly organized sport in opposition to former Southwest Convention foe Houston was canceled a day earlier than it was purported to be performed on Sept. 19.
Baylor (1-1) opened the season with a 47-14 win at dwelling over Kansas in new coach Dave Aranda‘s long-awaited debut earlier than shedding at West Virginia final week. Oklahoma State is also off this week.
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