MADISON, Wis. — No. 9 Wisconsin has canceled its sport at Nebraska on Saturday and paused all staff actions for not less than seven days after a dozen individuals inside the program together with coach Paul Chryst examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Faculty officers stated athletic director Barry Alvarez and chancellor Rebecca Clean made the choice in session with Massive Ten officers. The sport with Nebraska gained’t be rescheduled.
“This morning I acquired the information that I had examined optimistic by way of a PCR take a look at I took yesterday,” Chryst stated in an announcement. “I knowledgeable my workers and the staff this morning and am at present isolating at house. I had not been experiencing any signs and really feel good as of this morning.”
Wisconsin stated six gamers and 6 workers members had examined optimistic during the last 5 days.
The announcement adopted studies that beginning quarterback Graham Mertz had examined optimistic twice – which might require him to take a seat out not less than 21 days below Massive Ten protocols – and that backup quarterback Chase Wolf had examined optimistic not less than as soon as.
Wisconsin already had misplaced 2019 beginning quarterback Jack Coan to foot surgical procedure that has left him out indefinitely. The Badgers’ solely different scholarship quarterback is junior Danny Vanden Increase.
“I’m dissatisfied for our gamers and training workers who put a lot into getting ready to play every week,” Chryst stated. “However the security of everybody in our program needs to be our high precedence and I help the choice made to pause our staff actions.”
Wisconsin cancels Nebraska sport; Chryst exams optimistic initially appeared on NBCSports.com