Lehigh-American series set for the weekend canceled
BETHLEHEM, PA. – The Patriot League has announced that Lehigh and American matches scheduled for Saturday and Sunday have been carefully canceled this weekend due to contract follow-up related to a positive COVID-19 test from outside Lehigh women’s basketball on Tier 1 of the program .
The Patriot League women’s basketball games between Navy and Loyola Maryland scheduled for Saturday February 27 and Sunday February 28 have been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test in Tier 1 of the Navy women’s basketball program.
Loyola Maryland will instead meet with Lafayette on Saturday and Sunday. Loyola Maryland will travel to Easton, Pennsylvania to face Loyola Maryland on Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kirby Sports Center. The leopards will travel to Baltimore, MD to battle the leopards at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 28.
The Mountain Hawks will switch gear to the Patriot League quarter-finals on Sunday March 7th.
NCAA TIER 1 DEFINITION: Tier 1 is the highest level of exposure and consists of individuals for whom physical distancing and face covering are not possible or effective during exercise or competition. Examples of relevant people are athletes, coaches, sports coaches, physical therapists, medical personnel, equipment personnel, and civil servants.
Fans can visit the Patriot League’s official website – www.patriotleague.org – for updated planning information on men’s and women’s basketball, as well as the league’s other 22 sports. Almost every basketball in the Patriot League for men and women can be seen on ESPN + – www.patriotleague.tv. International viewers can visit www.patriotleague.org/watch to cover the league. In addition, selected Patriot League basketball games are broadcast nationwide on the CBS Sports Network.
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