CSUN soccer player dies

Ivan Yeo

The CSUN men’s soccer is mourning the loss of Jay Singh, who unexpectedly passed away at his home in San Bruno on Sunday night.

“The world lost a really good soul on Sunday night,” head coach Terry Davila said.

Singh was a junior who was redshirting this season after transferring from nearby Loyola Marymount University. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Jay Singh,” CSUN athletics director Rick Mazzuto said in a statement released on gomatadors.com. “Jay was a dedicated student athlete and a popular friend with teammates and fellow students,” Mazzuto said. His contributions to the fabric and spirit of Cal State Northridge will be missed.”

Even though Singh had been with the team for only a few months, Davila said Singh was the kind of person that never put anyone down and was always willing to help the team.

“He was an amazing, happy person,” Davila said. “When he spoke, people listened.”

The team will attend funeral services today in San Bruno along with the Loyola Marymount men’s team. CSUN was scheduled to host UC Santa Barbara today, but the match has been postponed until Nov. 14.

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