Winter championships, spring season cancelled
Courtesy (Top row: l-r) Jonathan Specht, Gage Mayo, Woodrow Murray-Wood, Adrian Iribe, Charlie Sweeney, Taylor Stack, Evan Sutherland and Collin Scheuring. (Bottom Row: l-r) Katie Doucette, Jessica Cusick, Chelsey Murphy, Bailey Sharon, and Malindi Congou
Courtesy (Top row: l-r) Jonathan Specht, Gage Mayo, Woodrow Murray-Wood, Adrian Iribe, Charlie Sweeney, Taylor Stack, Evan Sutherland and Collin Scheuring. (Bottom Row: l-r) Katie Doucette, Jessica Cusick, Chelsey Murphy, Bailey Sharon, and Malindi Congou

Imagine training all summer, putting in the work during the season, making it all the way to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships to then be told, it was cancelled.

That's what happened to four teams at Western Colorado University on Thursday, March 12, when the NCAA announced it had canceled the remaining winter and spring championships due to precautions for the COVID-19 public health threat.

Essentially the seasons for Western athletic teams ended — those being women's basketball, wrestling, indoor track and field and swimming and diving teams.

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