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UW-Whitewater 篮球明星 Derek Gray 逝世于 20, 教练感人悼念他

UW-Whitewater 篮球明星 Derek Gray 逝世于 20, 教练感人悼念他

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater is mourning the loss of basketball star Derek Gray, who died unexpectedly on Sunday. 他是 20 岁.

I love him. He’s a beautiful person,” Warhawks head coach Pat Miller told local outlet Channel 3000 消息. “He was an incredible person. He was a player, I had a lot of long conversations (和他一起) about life, basketball, 家庭, 和社区. He was a very intelligent guy, very intuitive, and I really enjoyed his perspectives.

Added Miller: “His teammates loved him. He had a really unique ability to connect with all his teammates in different ways.

Gray’s official cause of death has yet to be released.

The UW-Whitewater athletic department tweeted he passed awayplaying the game he lovedduring an event held by the team Sunday.

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We have our overnight camp. At the end of our evening session, we get pizza for the campers and all our camp counselors play a game and play music, and it’s just kind of a fun thing. He collapsed during the game,” said Miller, adding that trainers immediately rushed to help Gray. First responders were also called to the scene.

Gray, a psychology major with a minor in criminology, was a two-year member of the Warhawk men’s basketball program; last season, he was third team D3hoops.com all region 9, first team all-WIAC and three-time WIAC player of the week, 根据 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. He was on pace to graduate in 2024.

Words cannot describe how we all feel about the loss of Derek,” UW-Whitewater Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Ryan Callahan said. “He was an amazing young man with a bright future. My heart goes out to his family and all that were fortunate enough to get to know Derek.

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team also issued a statement on Twitter, honoring Gray for not only his incredible athletic ability, but the impact he had on everyone around him.

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Our program is devastated by the loss of Derek Gray. Derek was beloved and respected by his teammates at a level few in our program have ever achieved,” read the tweet. “He’s left a legacy that will be remembered and emulated by players for generations to come.

The UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Club created a GoFundMe for Gray’s family to help cover funeral expenses fora life gone too soon,” and has so far raised over $15,000 它的 $20,000 目标.

Those whose lives were touched by Gray issued kind words in remembrance of the athlete, 一个人写作, “Your energy and leadership on the court is an extraordinary legacy which will inspire young athletes for decades to come.

Another added: “Our sincere condolences. 我们爱你, 德里克! Prayers to the family and friends of this beautiful soul.