Release courtesy Northwestern University
Northwestern University was devastated to learn Monday of the death of women’s basketball sophomore student-athlete Jordan Hankins.
Vice President for Athletics & Recreation JIM PHILLIPS:
“We are heartbroken and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jordan Hankins. Our love and thoughts are with her family, teammates and friends. Jordan made a dramatic impact on our Wildcats community. Our department is solely focused on supporting those who adored her.”
Head Women’s Basketball Coach JOE McKEOWN:
“Jordan was a remarkably dynamic young woman. This is a devastating loss for our basketball family. She brought an unwavering intensity and commitment to everything in her life. We will miss her enormously.”
Details for services will be forthcoming.
Wednesday’s game at Minnesota has been canceled. We will work with the Big Ten and the University of Minnesota regarding a makeup date.