ORONO – Maine baseball and softball have altered their upcoming itinerary.
The baseball team has cancelled its trip to Florida and will instead travel to Baltimore to play America East foe, UMBC and non-conference opponent, Towson. The Black Bears first game against UMBC is Friday.
UMaine softball will still travel to North Carolina where it will take place in the Elon Softball Cardinal Invite. The Black Bears will face Elon, Bucknell and North Carolina Central, the first game is on Saturday.
“we want to make sure our students are in the most controlled environment we can put them in. We want life to go on but we don’t want to expose them to anything that could put them or anybody they’re close to at risk,” UMaine Director of Athletics, Ken Ralph, said.
“We’ve changed from planes to buses, we’ve changed some locations and some opponents and we’ve chosen some locations that have not seen the same level of outbreak,” Ralph added.