The Syracuse-Navy men's soccer match scheduled for this Friday is canceled, the programs announced on Wednesday. The Orange confirmed that one player in the program tested positive for COVID-19, and contact tracing protocals left the ACC side unable to field a competitive squad. All other members of the team have tested negative.
Syracuse is now scheduled to begin its ACC season on October 3 against Pitt. Navy will play a Friday night exhibition against Virginia.
Additionally, the Kansas State match against TCU, originally scheduled for Friday, September 25, has been moved to October 25. The game was originally canceled on Monday, although a positive COVID-19 test wasn't cited as the reason.
Friday's match at Navy has been cancelled.https://t.co/gR9wZcy1ny— SU Men's Soccer (@CuseMSOC) September 23, 2020
Per a statement released by both programs:
"In accordance with Big 12 Conference soccer match interruption guidelines, the K-State-TCU match scheduled for Friday has been postponed. The Conference will work with the two programs to reschedule the match for later in the season."
It's the second Kansas State match to be postponed in 2020, after the September 11 game against Texas Tech was moved. KSU plays Kansas on October 2, and TCU is scheduled to return to action on the same date against Iowa State.