With the coronavirus pandemic canceling sporting events worldwide, Long Beach State long jumper Jason Smith has been hopping through every hoop needed to stay positive moving forward.
Dirtbags veterans Jacob Hughey and Calvin Estrada feel the social effects of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Collegiate athletes across the nation have had their spring seasons ended early due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus.
Redshirt senior catcher Abby Lockman may have played in her final collegiate softball game March 12 in what could be the NCAA’s final sports game played in the spring 2020 semester after the announcement by many conferences of the suspension of competition due to COVID-19.
Due to growing threats of the spread of coronavirus, Big West Conference officials canceled the tournament around three hours before the tip-off of the first game. The cancelation aligns with other conferences choosing to cancel tournaments.
Spectators will be allowed by invitation only “until further notice.”
As the lowest-seeded team in the bracket, the Beach will look to pull off a historic upset Thursday to keep its season alive.
Long Beach State entered the match as the fifth seed, but lost to eighth-seeded Cal Poly behind a combined 50-point performance between Cal Poly’s stars.
Long Beach State snapped its two-game losing skid with a win over the Aztecs in its home-opener.
The Dirtbags offense performed beneath its expectations all weekend, as an 11th inning home run gave the Musketeers the win despite an incredible performance on the mound from Dirtbags RHP Luis Ramirez during game three.