UW-Whitewater Athletics on July 25 announced via Twitter that they are mourning the loss of student-athlete Derek Gray, indicating he passed away “playing the game he loved.”
Gray played two seasons with the Warhawks and was named a first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honoree this past season. He was also a standout player during his high school career at Madison La Follette.
Gray, a psychology major, passed away unexpectedly on July 24, 2022.
The UW-Whitewater flag will fly at half-staff on Friday, July 29, 2022, in Derek’s memory.
Update 7/27/22: Comments from Coach Pat Miller may be found in this article on Fox47 here.