POSTED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 2:50pm
UPDATED: Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 10:04am
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — 27 year old Ousainou Senghore better known as “Ous” was from the West African nation of Gambia. He graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville this past December. He played soccer at the University.
"He loved three things, he loved being on the soccer field, he loved the university, and he really loved this community." said athletic director Todd Lowery.
Lowery remembers Ous as a defensive standout on the soccer team.
"It's just tragic for all our student athletes and everybody on our staff, and for the University, and the community, as I said he was loved by everybody, and a face we are going to miss."said Lowery.
There has been a strong outpouring from the community on Ous’s Facebook page.
"Word travels fast especially with student athletes, once the word got out the outpouring come in from our student athletes and friends everybody that came in contact with him, nothing but great things to say." said Lowery.