UND FOOTBALL: Program closely monitors health of a player with unidentified illnessThe UND football program was closely monitoring the health Tuesday of a player with an unidentified illness.
By: Tom Miller, Grand Forks Herald
The UND football program was closely monitoring the health Tuesday of a player with an unidentified illness.
Several teammates took to Twitter to offer prayers for sophomore offensive lineman Ross Windfeldt on Monday evening.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center confirmed Windfeldt was a patient as of Tuesday night.
“We are aware of a health situation and University officials are awaiting a confirmed diagnosis from medical professionals,” UND athletic director Brian Faison said in a statement. “Necessary preventative measures have been implemented according to best practice.”
Faison cannot provide further comments as federal privacy laws prohibit UND Athletics from providing any more information at this time, according to UND.
An update will be provided when more information is available.
Windfeldt, of St. Cloud, Minn., was listed as a backup right tackle in the team’s preseason depth chart. Windfeldt was not at practice Tuesday.
UND practiced twice on Tuesday, once in the morning and once at night. The second practice was shifted to Tuesday night because of the afternoon heat.
It was the last of UND’s two-a-day practices for fall camp.
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