Sad news today after reports of Sam Wopat dies has now been officially released. Samantha “Sam” Wopat was a bright and talented volleyball player at Stanford University. The untimely death of Sam Wopat has grieved students at Stanford and those of us in the surrounding area. It truly is a loss for this country.
Detailed reports reveal that Wopat passed away at Standford Hospital at age 19. She was taken to the hospital 8 days before for an undisclosed medical emergency. Sam Wopat was only 19-years-old at the time of her death at Stanford Hospital’s ICU.
Stanford’s athletic director Bob Bowlsby spoke out on the subject: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Sam Wopat.” . “She was an integral member of the Stanford athletics family and a tremendous student and athlete.”
A tremendous athlete she was, indeed. Along with her twin, Carly, Wopat was considered one of the most prolific and top volleyball players. We wish peace and comfort to the Wopat family and close friends during this time.