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Emporia State football player killed in cliff diving accident at Grand Lake – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2022-07-04 14:31:29 –

Emporia, Kansas (KSNW) – Emporia State University is home to second-year red-shirt soccer player Brexten Green. Cliff diving accident at Grand Lake, Oklahoma.

According to Emporia State University, Green was scheduled to enter his second year at Emporia State University after wearing a red shirt last season. He was a 5’10 inch, 190 lb receiver from Cashion High School in Cashion, Oklahoma.

Brexten Green (Courtesy of Emporia State University)

Around 6:30 pm on Saturday, Grand Riverdam authorities received an emergency call about a man jumping off a cliff in the Dripping Springs area of ​​Grand Lake. The rescue team rushed to the scene and found the green in about 31 feet of water.

“It’s a terrible day for Emporia State University football and a catastrophic loss for the Greens,” said Garin Higgins, Emporia State University football coach. “Brexen was a great teammate who was very concerned about this football program. It showed his competitiveness, his work ethic, and his willingness to be there for his teammates. We are part of our Hornet football family. “

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Emporia State Counselors will be available to members of the Hornet Football Team by zooming in on the rest of the holiday weekend.

From Tuesday, July 5th, students or staff can call 620-341-5222 or seek assistance by phone through the counseling service from 11:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

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