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University of Utah announced plans to honor Lauren McCluskey; Football will wear helmet decal

The University of Utah athletic department is showing their support for the late Lauren McCluskey

The University of Utah announced plans to honor track and field star Lauren McCluskey who was shot and killed in a senseless act of violence on Monday night on campus.  The Utah football team will be wearing a decal on their helmets as they take on the UCLA Bruins Friday night in Pasadena.

From the University of Utah Press Release with the schedule of events:

The University of Utah athletics department and teams plan to honor the memory of deceased track and field student-athlete Lauren McCluskey in several ways. Please see below and attached for more information.

 

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 24)

5:00 p.m. Candlelight Vigil on the steps of the Park Building. The track and field and cross country teams will wear black ribbons.

7:00 p.m. Volleyball match vs. Washington State. There will be a moment of silence and Utah and Washington State will link arms in solitary for Lauren, who is from Pullman, Wash. Stickers with the winged foot logo attached to this email will be given to fans.

 

Thursday, Oct. 25

7:00 p.m. Soccer game vs. UCLA. There will be a moment of silence and the Utah players will wear wristbands with the heart logo bearing Lauren’s initials. Fans will receive the winged foot logo.

 

Friday, Oct. 26

11:10 a.m. PT Pac-12 Cross Country Championships at Stanford. The cross country team will wear black uniforms with a patch of the heart logo bearing Lauren’s initials.

7:30 p.m. PT Football game at UCLA. The Utes will wear a helmet decal with the winged foot logo. In addition, the UCLA athletics department will hold a moment of silence at the game.


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