Dayton center Steve McElvene has died at age 20
University of Dayton redshirt freshman center Steve McElvene has died at age 20, as first reported by WANE-TV in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Can confirm Steve McElevene passed away this afternoon at his family's home after collapsing. Enlarged heart is believe to be the cause.
— Glenn Marini (@GMariniWANE15) May 12, 2016
NBCSports.com later confirmed the report with the Allen County (Ind.) coroner’s office and added that he died at 11:19 a.m. Thursday. A former coach told WANE-TV that McElvene collapsed at his family’s home in New Haven, Ind.
Dayton coach Archie Miller issued a statement on the tragic news:
— David Jablonski (@DavidPJablonski) May 12, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with Steve, his family and friends in this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/t5dT0yqxTl
— University of Dayton (@univofdayton) May 12, 2016