Sonia Seremet, the wife of Air Force men's lacrosse coach Eric Seremet, was killed in a car accident in Colorado on Sunday, multiple outlets reported.
The 37-year-old was ejected from the car, driven by her husband, after it swerved off a road and rolled twice. Their two children were in the back seat and were flown to St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver along with Eric and Sonia. KKTV reported that Eric Seremet was listed in fair condition; there was no word on the condition of their two daughters.
The accident happened when Eric Seremet overcorrected after the car drifted off the right side of Colorado State Highway 9 going northbound near Hartsel, Colo., according to reports.
Seremet is in his sixth season as the Falcons coach; he also served seven years as an assistant at the school. Air Force is coming off a 7-7 season in which it played one of the nation's toughest schedules and got its first victory over a Top 15 team when it beat Lehigh.
Louisville women's coach accused of abusive tactics in report
The Courier-Journal reported that Louisville women’s lacrosse coach Kellie Young has been using abusive coaching tactics that extend beyond the line of appropriate toughness for Division I athletics.
An extensive report by the Courier-Journal includes allegations that Young made an injured player do 250 push-ups at an airport terminal, forced teammates to sign a contract agreeing to not speak to each other, and kicked a player off the team during a road trip and left her at the stadium while the team returned to the hotel.
In an interview with the Courier-Journal, Young said the claims against her were inaccurate, and co-captains Monica Negron (Patterson Mill) and Hillary Bushway told the newspaper that the views of the players and parents interviewed for the story don’t reflect the thoughts of the team as a whole.
Louisville is coming off one of its best seasons ever; the team’s 11 wins tied for second-best in program history. In addition to Negron, numerous players from the Baltimore area are on the squad: sophomore midfielder Kelli Gerding (North Harford), junior attacker Faye Brust (John Carroll), freshman goalie Ashley Peacock of Crofton, sophomore defender Blair Bernhardt (Broadneck), senior defender Leslee Hefner (St. Paul's) and junior midfielder Amy Poteet (North Harford).
US Lacrosse joins concussion coalition
US Lacrosse is among 15 national sports organizations that have joined forces in the formation of a new coalition, announced today, aimed at reducing and better managing concussions among youth athletes. As the national governing body for the sport of lacrosse, US Lacrosse’s commitment to the National Sports Concussion Coalition is an extension of its ongoing efforts to make the sport as safe as possible for all participants.
The founding youth, science and medical members of the coalition are US Lacrosse, Pop Warner Little Scholars, US Youth Soccer, USA Hockey, USA Football, USA Basketball, USA Football, American Softball Association/USA Softball, the National Council of Youth Sports, Sports Concussion Institute, the American College of Sports Medicine and the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention. Supporting members outside youth sports include the NCAA, NFL, NFL Players Association and the National Football Foundation.
The coalition’s partnership is designed to combine the current concussion data and information with best practices that can assist in coaching, playing and officiating across all sports.
Gerstell senior Casey Clark has accepted a scholarship to Division II Alderson Broaddus in Philippi, W.Va. He is a three-year starter for the Falcons.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun