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St. Andrew's graduate drowns while with teammates

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State's men's soccer coach says one of his players drowned while swimming with some of his teammates at a lake outside Columbus.

Nineteen-year-old Fikayo Idowu died Friday. He was from Madison, Mississippi, and graduated from St. Andrew's Episcopal School in 2014. 

Idowu had been on the Ohio State soccer team since 2014.

He was a defender and majoring in health and rehabilitation sciences, He wanted to attend medical school. He also was a two-time Ohio State scholar-athlete award winner.

Soccer coach John Bluem said that the drowning happened at Apple Valley Lake in Knox County, about 40 miles northeast of the campus.

Friends and teammates gathered Saturday night to remember Idowu at the university's soccer stadium.

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