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Concordia Texas cancels remaining spring sports competitions, practices due to coronavirus concerns

The announcement follows a decision by the American Southwest Conference to cancel its spring conference competitions and championship.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The attached video was published on March 12.

Concordia Texas (CTX) announced on Saturday that all of its remaining spring sports competitions and practices would be canceled due to concerns regarding COVID-19.

The announcement follows a decision by the American Southwest Conference to cancel its spring conference competitions and championships.

According to CTX Athletics Director Ronda Seagraves, the school's compliance office will be working with the NCAA to interpret eligibility implications.

"This has been a difficult week dealing with a rapidly changing landscape for all of athletics and institutions of higher learning," said Seagraves. "Unfortunately, CTX was touched by the sweeping changes and we are saddened by the outcome. I cannot begin to know how our spring student-athletes and coaches are feeling, but each should know that Concordia University Texas cares about our community and all of our Tornados."

On Friday, the NCAA announced the cancellation of all of its remaining winter and spring championships for all divisions.

According to CTX's announcement, the Division III Administrative Committee has approved a waiver to cover any deficiencies in spring sport sponsorship requirements.

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Additionally, the school extended its spring break by one week and its face-to-face classes will be held online once students return on March 30. The school's latest updates on the coronavirus can be found on its website.

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