Saturday's UNH football game between the Wildcats and the University of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens has been postponed.

An announcement from the Colonial Athletic Association said the decision was made because of "COVID-19 related protocols within the New Hampshire program."A decision on rescheduling the game will be made at a later date.

UNH spokesman Mike Murphy told Seacoast Current he could not disclose details citing Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. The team also canceled a scheduled weekly press conference.

According to the UNH COVID-19 dashboard covering all three campuses in Concord, Durham and Manchester there was a spike in positive test results from zero on Sunday and three on Monday to 25 on Tuesday. There are currently 102 active cases mostly among students on the Durham campus.

The UNH football team is playing a shortened six game spring schedule after the fall season was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. They lost their opener 24-21 to Albany in Durham.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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