Katie Meyer, an undergraduate student and a goalkeeper for the Stanford Cardinal women’s soccer is being reported to have passed away from an apparent suicide on-campus residence on Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022.
Katie Meyer will be famously remembered for the role she played for the Stanford women’s soccer team as they cruised to their third national championship title in 2020 having last won it in 2011. In the game, she saved a crucial shot on a penalty kick versus UCLA in the semifinal, and again against UNC in a shootout in the final.
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but if you told my 9-year-old-gk self that ESPNFC would show a SAVE SHE MADE? i think she’d find a way to get over a few mean comments. girl power forever.
ᵃˡˢᵒ ᵗʰᵉ ᶜᵒᵐᵐᵉⁿᵗˢ ᵃʳᵉⁿᵗ ᵉᵛᵉⁿ ᵗʰᵃᵗ ᶜʳᵉᵃᵗⁱᵛᵉ https://t.co/yNcFMVZXrs
— katie meyer (@kdmeyer19) April 5, 2020
She was 22 years old at the time of her death. She celebrated turning 22 on Jan 21st, 2022 in an Instagram post with the caption, ’22’.
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Katie Meyer Family
Katie was born in Burbank, California to Steven and Gina Meyer. She has one older sister, Samantha, and one younger sister, Siena.
Katie Meyer Education
Katie Meyer was a 2018 graduate of the Century Academy in Thousand Oaks, California. He also attended and played soccer for Newbury Park High School for three years and also for Real So Cal (2016-2018), Captain (2016-2018) as per her biography.
She was a student at Stanford College and played soccer as a goalie for the Stanford College soccer team wearing the no 19 jersey.
Katie Meyer Cause of Death
Katie’s death was confirmed in a statement by the Vice Provost for student affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole who wrote an email without mentioning the identity of the student.
The Vice Provost statement reads, “As we engage with the family to understand how we can support them, we are reaching out to provide care to the student’s friends.” Brubaker-Cole further wrote, “We recognize the profound pain the broader community will feel about this news, and we want to encourage all of you to reach out for support should you need it.”
In the statement, she went to encourage members of the campus community to seek out the university’s mental health services and religious and spiritual life guidance. Brubaker-Cole further urged the Stanford community to be mindful of how everyone can actively support one another through caring for one another.
“We are all heartbroken about this immense tragedy. As more information becomes available, we will share it with you,” Brubaker-Cole wrote in a conclusion.