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soccer player Fikayo Idowu drowned while swimming with friends

soccer player Fikayo Idowu drowned while swimming with teammates

Ohio State’s men’s football coach says one of his players drowned while swimming with a number of his teammates at a lake outside Columbus. Nineteen-year-old Fikayo Idowu died Friday. He was from Madison, Mississippi, and had been on the Ohio State football team since 2014.

He was a defender and majoring in health and rehabilitation sciences, He wanted to attend school of medicine. He additionally was a two-time Ohio State scholar-athlete award winner.

The OSU Department of Athletics released an announcement regarding the player’s death, CBS affiliate WBNS reported.
“We learned last night of the tragic death of Fikayo Idowu, an outstanding young man who touched the lives of so many,” the statement read. “Fikayo was a section of the men’s football program the last 2 years and was loved by his teammates and coaches. His family and loved ones are in our hearts and in our prayers during this time of grief.”

Soccer coach John Bluem tells The Columbus Dispatch that the drowning happened at Apple valley Lake in knox County, about 40 miles northeast of the field. Friends and teammates gathered Sat night to recollect Idowu at the university’s football sports stadium.

In a statement issued on Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes said: ‘We learned last night of the tragic death of Fikayo Idaowu, an outstanding young man who touched the lives of so many.

‘Fikayo was part of the men’s soccer program the last two years and was loved by his teammates and coaches.

‘His family and loved ones are in our hearts and in our prayers during this time of grief.’

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