LOCK HAVEN Lock Haven University said it was mourning the loss of senior football player Skyler Wool, who died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident early Saturday morning. No other details were available.
"Today we learned of the unfortunate and untimely death of LHU student and football player Skyler Wool. There are no words to describe the utter grief of such a loss. During this difficult time for the family, Lock Haven University would like to extend condolences and a helping hand of support," said LHU?president Dr. Michael Fiorentino in a statement.
"This is very tough and sad time for Lock Haven University, LHU athletics and our local community. Our thoughts are with the Wool family and all those close to them during this very difficult time," said LHU interim athletic director Carl Poff in a statement.
"It pains me deeply to confirm the death of Skyler Wool. Life is extremely precious and to lose such a young, energetic leader makes the passing even more difficult. Skylar was one of my kids, we will miss him. Please join me as we pray for his family and our community," said Lock Haven University head football coach John Allen in a statement.
Wool, a Jersey Shore High School gradue, was a 2012 Football Gazette All-Super Region 1 Team member, an All-PSAC First Team selection and he was nominated for the Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award.