Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
SMU's Mann dies unexpectedly a week after graduation
by Paul Kennedy, June 9th, 2007 1:09AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

Jordan Mann, a member of SMU's 2005 NCAA Men's College Cup team, died unexpectedly May 26 at his home in Prairie Village, Kan.

Mann, who had graduated from SMU a week earlier with a degree in finance, died of apparent natural causes according to the Prairie Village Police Department, pending an autopsy.

Mann starred at Shawnee Mission East High School and for the Kansas City Legends and played at Furman for two seasons before before transferring to SMU in 2005.

Mann played for the Mustangs 18 games in 2005 and 16 in 2006. SMU coach Schellas Hyndman returned from a trip to Brazil for the memorial service for Mann.

"The SMU soccer family is deeply saddened by [his] passing," Hyndman said in a statement to the Daily Campus. "He was a fine, outstanding young man. His memory will be cherished, and our heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to his family and friends at this difficult time."

Mann was the third SMU student to die in May. An initial autopsy was inconclusive. Mann's family hoped further studies on his heart could help solve the mystery of his death. His grandfather specializes in studying sudden deaths by athletes.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] Women's conference play moves into full swing with action in the ACC, Big Ten, ...
Waves hold off Trojan assault for win    
[USC-PEPPERDINE: Women] No. 11 Pepperdine improved to 8-1-1 with a 2-1 victory at No. 15 USC. ...
Tie feels like loss for Irish after UVa red card    
[VIRGINIA-NOTRE DAME: Men] No. 5 Notre Dame grabbed a lead and man advantage on Patrick Hodan's ...
Cardinal uses advantage to win fifth straight    
[STANFORD-DELAWARE: Men] Eric Verso scored his third goal of the season after taking a pass with ...
Hallisey and Thierjung end Blue Hens' perfect start    
[CALIFORNIA-DELAWARE: Men] No. 10 California handed No. 22 Delaware its first loss of the season, defeating ...
'Dynamite' Davis triggers upset of No. 1 Tar Heels    
[DUKE-NORTH CAROLINA: Men] Midfielder Sean Davis scored on a free kick from 25 yards and set ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Midweek] Mason Robertson's fourth goal of the season gave No. 6 Washington a 1-0 win ...
An added touch to Bajza's volley from distance    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] It's one thing to score on a volley after trapping the ball with ...
Sarkisian scores early and late to end Badgers' run    
[MICHIGAN-WISCONSIN: Women] Florida State transfer Ani Sarkisian scored with one second left in regulation to give ...
Bears complete sweep of Broncos    
[CALIFORNIA-SANTA CLARA: Women] A goal by Grace Leer in the sixth minute stood up for No. ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives