LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Lock Haven University, the LHU Department of Athletics and the Bald Eagle football program mourn the loss of senior football player Skyler Wool, who died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident early Saturday morning.
“Today we learned of the unfortunate and untimely death of LHU student and football player Skyler Wool. There are no words to describe the utter grief of such a loss. During this difficult time for the family, Lock Haven University would like to extend condolences and a helping hand of support,” said Dr. Michael Fiorentino, President of Lock Haven University.
“This is very tough and sad time for Lock Haven University, LHU athletics and our local community. Our thoughts are with the Wool family and all those close to them during this very difficult time,”said LHU Director of Athletics, Carl Poff.
“It pains me deeply to confirm the death of Skyler Wool. Life is extremely precious and to lose such a young, energetic leader makes the passing even more difficult. Skylar was one of my kids, we will miss him. Please join me as we pray for his family and our community,” said Lock Haven University head football coach John Allen.
Wool, a Jersey Shore, Pa. native was a 2012 Football Gazette All-Super Region 1 Team member, an All-PSAC First Team selection and he was nominated for the Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award.
Details of funeral arrangements will be posted, when available.