August 1, 2020 

Lindsay Allen to miss Friday’s game after “inconclusive positive result” from COVID-19 test

Aces starting point guard currently isolating off campus

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PALMETTO, FL- JULY 29: Lindsay Allen #15 of the Las Vegas Aces handles the ball against the Atlanta Dream on July 29, 2020 at Feld Entertainment Center in Palmetto, Florida.

Las Vegas Aces starting point guard Lindsay Allen will not be available for Friday’s game against the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced about two hours prior to tip-off.

Allen “returned an inconclusive positive result from a COVID-19 test Thursday evening,” according to the team’s release. Currently isolating off-campus, Allen must return two consecutive negative tests before re-joining the team.

The result in question stemmed from Allen’s test on Wednesday. Thursday’s test came through negative on Friday afternoon according to the team.

“Under the safety procedures outlined by the WNBA and WNBPA, an inconclusive positive result makes no conclusive determination as to whether the person does or does not have COVID-19, but is treated as a positive test,” the Aces added in Friday’s release.

Allen, the third-year pro out of Notre Dame, started the first two games of the 2020 season for the Aces. She missed the 2019 season after undergoing offseason knee injury. Allen appeared in 28 games as a rookie with the New York Liberty in 2017 and drew six starts with the Aces in 2018. Danielle Robinson and Jackie Young will likely take on bigger roles in Friday’s contest in Allen’s absence.

Written by Ben Dull

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