Former Miami goalie Austen Everett, 25, dies
Austen Everett, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma
while she was a member of Miami’s women’s soccer team in 2008, has
died, her family said. She was 25.
Everett died Tuesday at a hospice facility in Colorado. She was
on the Hurricanes’ roster as a goalkeeper from 2007 through
Within a year of her diagnosis, she was back on the Hurricanes’
practice field and founded the Austen Everett Foundation, which
would have athletes spend time with children with cancer and other
terminal diseases. Her family intends to keep the foundation
Miami plans a candlelight vigil in the coming days, along with
A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday at St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Seattle, Everett’s hometown.