MILWAUKEE – Masked up, athletes at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are dealing with the consequences the coronavirus has served on sports.
UWM Athletic Director Amanda Braun
“We asked for an exception to the Milwaukee order for contact sports so that our kids can begin to practice in a more normal fashion than what they are used to,” UWM Athletic Director Amanda Braun said.
With a spike in COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, Braun said teams are playing it safe as much as possible.
“Conducting baseline testing for pretty much all of our athletes,” said Braun. “We are crossing our fingers and asking them to behave so we can keep them with us.”
Since fall sports have been delayed to the spring, players are taking part in conditioning, strength training…