COVID-19 outbreak: A construction site on the Texas A&M campus was shut down this month after an outbreak of COVID-19 among the workers, an executive for the general contractor confirmed Tuesday. Hoar Construction, the general contractor for the project at Dunn Hall, closed the site from June 4 to June 9 to test workers and disinfect the job site.
Mond statement: A&M quarterback Kellen Mond spoke out against the Lawrence Sullivan Ross statue Tuesday night, releasing a statement on Twitter. Mond and other A&M players, current and former, previously spoke out for the removal of the statue on Sunday.
Volleyball team bonding: Months after the A&M volleyball team’s season ended in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, players were tasked with writing letters to each other while the program adhered to stay-at-home orders. The task was meant to continue fostering unity among the players.
Football outlook: A&M head football coach Jimbo Fisher said he believes Kyle Field could be up to 75 percent capacity this season, in a video produced by the Texas A&M University System.
ESPY shot: Thanks to their bat-flip videos that went viral, former A&M softball player Riley Sartain-Vaughan and her husband, Oakland Athletics’ prospect Noah Vaughn, have a chance to win an ESPY.