NDSU Athletics Mourns the Passing of Wrestling Signee Damian Mendez

FARGO, N.D. – On Tuesday, the North Dakota State Wrestling program and head coach Roger Kish announced the passing of incoming freshman Damian Mendez over the weekend.

β€œIt is with sincere sorrow that we have to announce the loss of one of our Bison family members, as we learned of the tragic passing of Damian over the weekend,” said Kish.

Mendez signed with the Bison in March of 2022. He was set to join the Bison this fall and was intending to major in Sport Management at NDSU.

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