The Quinnipiac winter sports activities season is off to a rocky begin, even earlier than the primary sport on the schedule.
Two optimistic COVID-19 exams amongst student-athletes on the lads’s ice hockey crew have pressured the postponement of Tuesday’s season opener and the cancelation of two non-conference video games subsequent weekend.
The information was introduced in a press release from Quinnipiac Athletics.
The Bobcats had been slated to open their season on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at residence in opposition to the AIC Yellow Jackets. That sport shall be rescheduled as a part of a home-and-home collection on Saturday, Dec. 26.
Moreover, video games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 27, in opposition to Lengthy Island and Sunday, Nov. 29, in opposition to Clarkson have ben canceled and won’t be made up.
Quinnipiac’s first sport is now at the moment scheduled for Friday, Dec. 18, at residence in opposition to Bowling Inexperienced.
The Bobcats ladies’s ice hockey crew is coping with its personal obstacles as properly. Opening weekend at Clarkson was canceled attributable to COVID-related points, in keeping with Cap Carey of the Watertown Daily Times. These video games had been by no means formally introduced by Quinnipiac however now seem as “Canceled” on Clarkson’s web site.
The Quinnipiac ladies will as an alternative open with Clarkson at residence on Friday, Dec. 4.