The Indiana State Sycamores soccer program has suffered a horrific tragedy forward of their season-opening sport versus the North Alabama Lions scheduled for Sept. 1.
In line with the Related Press (h/t ESPN), Indiana State freshmen Caleb VanHooser and Christian Eubanks have been killed in a single-vehicle crash that occurred round 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. Indiana State confirmed in a press release that Jayden Musili, a 19-year-old, additionally misplaced his life.
Redshirt freshman working again Omarion Dixon and redshirt freshman linebacker John Moore have been additionally injured.
Eubanks, 18, was set to play linebacker for the Sycamores. VanHooser, 19, was a defensive again.
As famous by TMZ Sports activities and the AP, the car concerned within the incident was touring on a state freeway roughly 10 miles from the college’s campus when it struck a tree. Deputies discovered the automotive on hearth after they arrived on the scene.
“There are not any phrases to specific the depth of our unhappiness about this tragedy,” Indiana State president Dr. Deborah J. Curtis mentioned for the discharge. “We ship our condolences to the household and associates of the scholars concerned. The Sycamore household is mourning and can assist one another on this time of grief.”
Sycamores soccer head coach Curt Mallory added:
“It’s a horrible day for Indiana State soccer and a devastating loss for each the Eubanks and the VanHooser households. Each younger males have been high quality people who have been cherished and revered by their teammates and this workers. To say they are going to be missed is an understatement. Our continued prayers and assist are with their households, associates, and teammates throughout this troublesome time.”
Understandably, Mallory canceled Monday’s observe session. Tons of of scholars and different people gathered on the college’s soccer stadium to mourn and honor the victims on Sunday night.