They were supposed to end their seasons at Shippensburg University today, competing on the track and in the field in front of thousands of fans from across the state.

Inspired by elite competitors sharing Seth Grove Stadium and endless roars from the colorful sea of spectators, the seniors would cap their brilliant scholastic careers with encore performances. They would laugh, cry and embrace teammates for a final time. Some would earn a place on the medal podium, cementing their status as all-time greats.

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