Pending Winter Storm Warning Affects WNE Athletics Calendar for Wednesday

Pending Winter Storm Warning Affects WNE Athletics Calendar for Wednesday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--Western New England University Department of Athletics officials have announced that Golden Bears competitions in wrestling and men's hockey on Wednesday have been postponed in preparation for inclement weather.

The University will be closed on Wednesday due to a Winter Storm Warning in effect for the region, which is expected to get 8 to 12 inches of snow and northeasterly winds 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The National Weather Service says the warning is issued from midnight to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Western New England Wrestling will host the Springfield City Championships at 4 p.m. Thursday, with American International, Springfield and Springfield Technical Community colleges invading the Alumni Healthful Living Center. The action will also be streamed live on WNEgoldenbears.tv

The men's hockey team was supposed to play at Becker College in a conference game on Wednesday, but the make-up date has not yet been determined.

Please stay tuned to WNEGoldenBears.com for further updates.