The Covid-19 case in the University of Montreal’s Carabins ranks almost had to be postponed by Wert & or Sherbrook University’s team in Estre, but the men of Marco Ideluka overcame this obstacle. Winning the first game of the season for the Quebec Student Sport Network (RSEQ) by a score of 26 to 9.
“Everything we’ve encountered in the last 24 hours has been really awesome, focused and providing a similar performance. The players wanted to play at all costs,” Iadeluca said in a press release.
After working for the NCAA in the United States, many eyes widened when Carabins quarterback Jonathan Sonekel completed 25 of his 35 passing attempts for 342 yards, making his debut in Quebec.
Michael Arseneu was the first in the first quarter, and the second, at the end of the fourth, also distributed two touchdown passes to Carl Chabot to help his team win.
“I was really happy with the whole team performance,” Sonakal said. At first, I was a little stressed. But after the first whistle, I had no problem and the game went well. ”
Kicker Benjamin Lies also scored well, converting four field goals in the game, including three in the first half.
A positive result for COVID-19 in a player who was fully vaccinated on Friday evening has caused confusion at the University of Montreal.
Upon learning of the Montreal Regional Public Health situation, it was recommended that fifteen players be tested late on Friday evening, as they had moderate contact with the relevant player during training earlier in the week. No other positive cases for the virus were found, but the game was still postponed for two hours, so the kickoff took place at 4 p.m.
Skeptical players in the game are required to wear a full visor.
“For the physical and mental health of our student-athletes, coming back to this competition is a success,” Manon Simard, director general of Sepsum and Carabins, said in a press release. They have shown exceptional resilience and flexibility in recent months. Despite all the adjustments that need to be made, this situation demonstrates the importance of the double vaccine, which allows us to continue the competitive sport.
The Quebec Student Sport Network (RSEQ) College football season was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.