UTSA postpones Saturday’s football game against Rice due to COVID-19 within program
SAN ANTONIO – UTSA has canceled Saturday’s football game against Rice due to COVID-19 issues within the program, UTSA officials announced on Friday. “We are certainly disappointed that we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone Saturday’s game with Rice,” UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Lisa Campos said. Texas is currently seeing a spike in coronavirus-related illnesses and hospitalizations and currently has the highest hospitalization rate in the country. The U.S. broke another record in the 7-day rolling average for daily new cases, hitting nearly 90,000. The tally for new cases Thursday reached 121,888 cases, according to a COVID-19 dashboard from Johns Hopkins University.
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