Member of Men’s Basketball Program Tests Positive for COVID-19

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A member of the Fordham men’s basketball program has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancelation of the Rams’ next game.

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

A member of the Fordham Men’s Basketball program has tested positive for COVID-19 and all team workouts are suspended for the next two weeks. The individual has not been identified.

The individual tested positive over the weekend, and the entire team is now in quarantine for the next two weeks. According to the school, they will be tested on a regular basis during this time.

According to Fordham Athletics, this positive test is the first in the Fordham athletic department since the school began its testing protocols in August. Contact tracing is being performed currently to see who may have had close contact with the person who tested positive.

The Fordham men’s basketball team is scheduled to open its season at home on Nov. 25 against Iona College.

This story will be updated as new information comes to light.