The goalkeeper and captain of the Stanford women’s soccer team Katie Meyer has been confirmed dead. She passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the age of 22.
Meyer, who attended high school in Newbury Park, California, was a senior studying international relations and history at Stanford University.
In 2019, she made two key saves in a penalty shootout to help Stanford win the national championship.
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Katie Meyer cause of death
Katie Meyer died in an on-campus residence, however, the cause of her death was not immediately known.
Stanford University and its athletic director Bernard Muir disclosed this in a press statement obtained by ESPN.
“Her friends describe her as a larger-than-life team player in all her pursuits,” the university said, “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.”
The university has resources available for those affected by Meyer’s death and encouraged people to check in on those around them.
Bernard Muir expressed: “There are no words to express the deep sadness we feel about Katie Meyer’s passing. Katie was an outstanding student-athlete and a beloved, passionate leader here at Stanford. Our entire athletics community is heartbroken and Katie will be deeply missed.”
Who are Katie Meyer’s parents and siblings?
Katie Meyer was born to Steven and Gina Meyer. She has two siblings, Samantha and Siena.
Was Katie Meyer dating?
It is unclear if Katie Meyer was dating or married.
Katie Meyer net worth
Katie Meyer had an estimated net worth of $100,000 at the time of her death.
When is Katie Meyer funeral? Date, time, venue, burial service, obituary poster
Stanford University and her family are yet to announce her funeral and burial arrangements.