Samantha Wopat Dies

March 28, 2012 by staff 

Samantha Wopat Dies, A star volleyball player at Stanford University died eight days after suffering from what has only been described as a ‘medical emergency’.

Samantha ‘Sam’ Wopat was rushed to hospital from her campus residence on St Patrick’s Day and remained in intensive-care until her death on Sunday.

The 19-year-old sophomore student-athlete had joined the Stanford team along with her twin sister Carly in 2010.

She died surrounded by family, friends and teammates.

Stanford women’s coach John Dunning, said in a TV interview: ‘I can’t imagine what they’re (the Wopat family) is going through. Her sister has been amazingly strong.’

The sudden death – the cause of which has not been disclosed – shook and stunned the Stanford campus.

‘We are deeply saddened by the passing of Sam Wopat,’ athletic director Bob Bowlsby told the San Francisco Chronicle.

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