USA TODAY Sports activities’ Mackenzie Salmon spoke with Paul Myerberg in regards to the 2020 school soccer bowl season.


The surging coronavirus pandemic continues to have an effect on this upcoming Saturday’s slate of school soccer video games.

The No. 25 Louisiana Ragin Cajuns won’t play Saturday in opposition to Central Arkansas because of “certain checks and phone tracing inside the program” that has led to 33 gamers coming into this system’s COVID-19 protection protocol, this system stated. 

The sport may not be made up. 

Louisiana (7-1, Five-1 Solar Belt) has already persevered coronavirus problems this season, as seven starters neglected the Ragin Cajuns victory over Georgia Southern in September. Two gamers neglected remaining week’s win over South Alabama for COVID-related causes. Their sport in opposition to Appalachian State has up to now been postponed to Dec. four, and the staff is scheduled to play within the Solar Belt championship sport on Dec. 19. 

Twelve video games had been postponed or canceled this week, bringing the whole to 38 agenda adjustments for the month. 

Two AAC school soccer video games postponed

Two American Athletic Convention soccer video games set for this weekend have been postponed Wednesday, according to the convention.

Emerging COVID-19 instances and next touch tracing at Houston led to its matchup at Southern Methodist being postponed, whilst the similar came about for Military at South Florida because of coronavirus problems with the Bulls.

The convention stated it “will believe quite a few choices in regards to the enjoying of the contests.”

No. 6 Texas A&M won’t play for the second one immediately week, as its matchup in opposition to Mississippi was once postponed because of ongoing well being problems inside the Aggies program. 9th-ranked Miami noticed its sport in opposition to Georgia Tech, scheduled for Saturday, postponed as neatly.

Utah State vs. Wyoming canceled 

The Mountain West convention is canceling Utah State’s sport in opposition to Wyoming, at first scheduled to be performed Thursday, because of emerging COVID-19 instances within the Aggies program. 

The sport may not be made up and is thought of as a no contest.

A general view before the game between Central Florida and Houston at TDECU Stadium.

A basic view sooner than the sport between Central Florida and Houston at TDECU Stadium. (Picture: Maria Lysaker, USA TODAY Sports activities)

Department II convention cancels iciness sports activities

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Convention canceled its iciness sports activities season Wednesday. The PSAC fields 23 sports activities (11 males’s, 12 girls’s) amongst its 18 member colleges (one is in West Virginia). 

Now not all hope is misplaced will have to a program want to play its season. If six colleges claim their intent to play, the convention will believe approving their plans if they are able to observe PSAC and NCAA tips to navigate COVID-19. 

The convention stays “totally dedicated” to enjoying its spring sports activities. 

Week 12 video games impacted by way of COVID-19

Ohio at Miami (Ohio), scheduled for Nov. 17 — Canceled.

Alabama Birmingham at Texas-El Paso, scheduled for Nov. 20 — Canceled.

Arizona State at Colorado, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled.

Coastal Carolina at Troy, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed till Dec. 12.

Louisiana Tech vs. Louisiana-Monroe, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled.

Georgia Tech at Miami, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed till Dec. 19.

Mississippi at Texas A&M, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No make-up date set.

Houston at Southern Methodist, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No make up date set.

Military at South Florida, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No make up date set.

Utah State at Wyoming, scheduled for Nov. 19 — Canceled. 

Central Arkansas at No. 25 Louisiana, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled. 

Charlotte at Marshall, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No make up date set.


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