The UTEP softball program has paused and canceled upcoming games due to COVID-19 protocols.
UTEP was scheduled to play a 7-game stretch in Arizona, with matchups scheduled against Arizona State, Baylor, Grand Canyon, and Northern Illinois. Five games were set to take place at a tournament hosted by Grand Canyon in Phoenix, with a pair of single games against Arizona State in Tempe.
All seven games have now been cancelled.
In a statement announcing the cancellations on Tuesday afternoon, UTEP noted that the reason for the cancellation is due to “positive COVID-19 tests within the UTEP softball program and subsequent contact tracing.”
UTEP currently sports a 4-8 win-loss record on the year, and went 2-2 this past weekend in their own hosted tournament. Following the cancellations, the Miners’ next scheduled game is March 19th against Texas Tech.