2 of 5 USU student athletes injured in crash released from hospitals

Posted at 8:16 PM, Jun 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-28 22:16:11-04

LOGAN, Utah — All five of the Utah State University student athletes who were injured in Friday’s crash in Cache Valley are continuing to improve, according to hospital officials, and Sunday two of the students were released from hospitals.

According to a press release from USU, redshirt freshman defensive lineman Adewale Adeoy and senior defensive lineman John Taylor were both released from hospitals Sunday afternoon.

Redshirt junior defensive lineman Edmund Faimalo, senior defensive lineman Travis Seefeldt and former USU softfball player Sarah Vasquez continue to improve but are still in area hospitals.

“First and foremost, thank you to everyone who has had these five Aggie student-athletes in their thoughts and prayers, including numerous representative from the Mountain West Conference and its member institutions,” stated USU Interim Athletics Director Jana Doggett in a press release. “We also want to thank the first responders and all of the medical personnel who have worked so tirelessly to provide the best care possible to our family members. Everyone associated with Aggie Athletics, from its coaches, student-athletes, administrators, boosters and fans, are extremely thankful for the good news we have heard over the past two days on the condition of those involved in the accident. They are truly blessed.”

The five were injured in a crash that occurred Friday involving an SUV and a semitrailer, click here for more details.