(WXYZ) — (WXYZ) -- Michigan is out of the NCAA Hockey Tournament due to positive COVID-19 tests in its Tier I testing group, the university announced Friday.
"I'm devastated for these players," Michigan head coach Mel Pearson said in a release. "These student-athletes have done a wonderful job all year of making sacrifices to get to this point of the year. It's unfortunate. I don't completely understand the final decision but I have to respect it."
The Wolverines were scheduled to face Minnesota Duluth in the Midwest Regional semifinal Friday afternoon.
The game was ruled a no-contest, with Minnesota Duluth advancing to Saturday's Regional final.