The Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) has announced the cancellation of basketball and volleyball sports for the 2021 Winter season.
After considerable deliberation, the PACWEST Executive Board unanimously decided to cancel the Winter 2021 sports season for basketball and volleyball. “This was a difficult decision. said Jake McCallum, President, PACWEST. “However, our priority is to ensure the health, safety and well-being of member institution’s student-athletes, coaches, athletics programs, and their surrounding communities.”
Based on the ongoing developments of the pandemic, the unique geography of the conference, coupled with the regional specific Provincial Health Officer (PHO) guidelines; the PACWEST made the decision that was best for the conference.
Despite the challenges, the PACWEST remains committed to provide quality athletic opportunities to enhance the overall educational experience of our student-athletes.