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Statements from W&M leaders

The following are statements from President Katherine A. Rowe, Athletics Director Samantha Huge and Head Football Coach Mike London on the death of W&M student Nate Evans. - Ed.

W&M President Katherine A. Rowe:

“William & Mary grieves today the death of Nate Evans, an immensely talented young man. I extend condolences and the deepest sympathy on behalf of the community to Nate’s family, friends, team members and others close to him.”

W&M Athletics Director Samantha Huge:

“Last night, the William & Mary family lost one of our own, with the tragic passing of football student-athlete Nate Evans. Our university and Athletics Department are part of a tight knit community, and Nate's loss will be felt deeply. We have provided university counselors and psychologists to support Nate’s teammates, coaches and friends. Most importantly, our thoughts and prayers are with Nate's family and friends during this difficult time.”

Head Football Coach Mike London:

“Nate’s is a loss we are feeling deeply within our program. Faith and family are the foundations of our program. We value relationships first. Our team has gathered together to support each other as we deal with the grief that comes from this tragedy. Additionally, we will do all we can to support and comfort Nate’s family and loved ones through this difficult time.”