Katie Meyer Wiki – Biography
Katie Meyer, the goalkeeper and captain of the Stanford women’s soccer team has died, the university announced.
According to the university, her death occurred in an on-campus residence, but a cause of death was not provided.
A senior studying international relations and history, Meyer made two key saves in a penalty shootout to help Stanford win the national championship in 2019.
“Her friends describe her as a larger-than-life team player in all her pursuits, from choosing an academic discipline she said ‘changed my perspective on the world and the very important challenges that we need to work together to overcome’ to the passion she brought to the Cardinal women’s soccer program and to women’s sports in general,” Stanford said in a statement.
She was 22 years old.
Katie Meyer Found Dead
The goalkeeper helped her school win the NCAA women’s soccer championship in 2019
Stanford University goalkeeper and captain Katie Meyer have died aged 22, the school confirmed on Wednesday.
The school said Meyer was found dead in an on-campus residence, with the cause of death not yet revealed.
Meyer helped lead Stanford to the NCAA women’s soccer championship in 2019, making two key saves in a penalty shootout against North Carolina.
The school said that Katie Meyer was a senior International Relations major and team captain and goalkeeper on the Stanford soccer team.
“Katie was extraordinarily committed to everything and everyone in her world,” Susie Brubaker-Cole, the vice provost for student affairs and Director of Athletics Bernard Muir, said in a statement.
“Katie was a bright shining light for so many on the field and in our community,” the statement continued.