Katie Meyer, a 22-year-old female soccer player, was discovered dead.

Katie Meyer, a 22-year-old Stanford women’s soccer player, was discovered dead on the California university’s campus.

Meyer, the team’s goalie and captain, died at an on-campus housing hall, however the cause of death is unknown.

The senior athlete majored in international relations and history and was instrumental in Stanford’s 2019 national championship.

‘Her friends describe her as a larger-than-life team player in all her endeavors, from choosing an academic discipline that ‘changed my perspective on the world and the very important challenges that we need to work together to overcome,’ to the passion she brought to the Cardinal women’s soccer program and to women’s sports in general,’ according to a statement released by Stanford.

In a statement, Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir said, “There are no words to express the great sadness we feel over Katie Meyer’s passing.”

‘Katie was a fantastic student-athlete as well as a well-liked and enthusiastic leader at Stanford. Katie will be sorely missed by our entire sports community.’

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