Washington State Vs. Stanford Canceled Due To COVID-19 (twitter.com)


The Pac-12 football season continues to be disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, Washington State’s game against Stanford was canceled due to an outbreak among the Cougars.

The Pac-12 announced the cancellation and cited a lack of available scholarship players on Washington State’s roster. Between positive cases and contact tracing, the Cougars were below the 53-man threshold set forth by the conference.

“The Pac-12 has, after consultation with Washington State University, cancelled the Washington State at Stanford football game scheduled for November 21,”

. “This decision was made under the Pac-12’s football game cancellation policy due to Washington State not having the minimum number of scholarship players available for the game as a result of positive football student-athlete COVID-19 cases and resulting isolation of additional football student-athletes under contact tracing protocols. Under conference policy, the game will be declared a no contest.

“The cancellation of this game is very disappointing to our student-athletes and our fans. While all of us want to see our football student-athletes on the field competing, our number one priority must continue to be the health and safety of all those connected to Pac-12 football programs.”

This marks the second Pac-12 game that has been cancelled this weekend. Arizona State vs. Colorado was called off back on Sunday due to a combination of positive cases and contact tracing within the Sun Devils’ program.



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