Utah Athletic Director Mark Harlan Says June 1 Is Goal To Reopen Facilities

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-In Friday comments, University of Utah athletics director Mark Harlan confirmed June 1 is “really looking like the opportunity” when the Salt Lake City-based institution can reopen its athletic facilities.Harlan discussed this timeline during his contributions at a forum broadcast at the UofU hosted by former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt entitled “Schools & Sports, When and How Do Large Groups Return?”This broadcast occurred on the UofU’s Executive Education YouTube account.Harlan said getting student-athletes back on campus for voluntary workouts throughout the summer portends well for college football.Harlan confirmed the national standard for getting football student-athletes back on campus is “about six weeks” during the broadcast.Harlan also said adjustments are being made in real-time for fans attending games at Rice-Eccles Stadium.Some of the things Utah Athletics is looking at doing for football games includes spacing out the crowd, having different entrance times and doing away with the “hard ticket,” and moving toward digital tickets.Harlan concluded his remarks, saying the UofU is “turning over every stone” to accentuate safety and doing things in “the best possible way.” Brad James Written by May 15, 2020 /Sports News – Local Utah Athletic Director Mark Harlan Says June 1 Is Goal To Reopen Facilities Tags: Utah athleticslast_img read more

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