March 25, 2023
BYU football player Sione Veikoso dies

Veikoso was the first-class offensive lineman who got here to Provo final summer season.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) Gamers put together for an NCAA school soccer recreation between Utah State and BYU on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah.

BYU offensive lineman Sione Veikoso is lifeless, the crew introduced late Friday.

“We’re deeply saddened to be taught of the tragic dying of one among our brothers, Sione Veikoso,” BYU head coach Kalani Sitake mentioned on Twitter. β€œHis passing is heartbreaking for all of us. Sharing his grief, we provide his household our deepest condolences and prayers. Our love for you is endlessly, Sione!”

Veikoso performed highschool soccer in Hawaii earlier than occurring a two-year stint for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Following his tenure, he spent the 2021 season showing in a single recreation at Arizona State. Veikoso then transferred to BYU and spent the 2022 season taking part in in a recreation with the Cougars towards Utah Tech.

“The BYU Soccer Household mourns the passing of our beloved teammate and Cougar pal Sione Veikoso,” BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe mentioned on Twitter. Might his household and buddies really feel our love and religion on this most sacred and troublesome time. Peace be with you now and endlessly, Sione.”

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