Ex-Hurricane Austen Everett dies

Updated: August 17, 2012, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- 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 2007-09.

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 ...

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