Officials with the UTEP softball team announced Tuesday that the squad will not participate in this weekend’s Lopes Up Classic in Phoenix, due to positive COVID-19 tests within the program and subsequent contact tracing.
The Miners would have played a total of five games in the event versus Northern Illinois, Grand Canyon and Baylor Friday through Sunday (March 12-14).
UTEP’s games at Arizona State, scheduled for Monday (March 15) and Tuesday (March 16), have also been canceled.
The Miners’ next scheduled contest is at Texas Tech on March 19.
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