MAJOR | Nineteen-year-old NCAA player tragically passes away

Published August 21, 2023 at 7:01 PM

The hockey community is in mourning after the heartbreaking announcement that just came through. Involved in a car accident, a 19-year-old tragically passed away earlier today.

Jori Jones, a freshman goaltender that played for the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team (Gustavus Alpophus won the NCAA DIII national championship in March.) passed away in a car accident with three other teammates.


Travelling on Sunday afternoon, the Quatuor of teammates collided with another vehicle on the highway, and the results were tragic. The young netminder succumbed to her injuries after being taken to the nearest hospital. Her three teammates riding along were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Jones, Gasparini, Bluhm and Mortensen were freshmen on the 2023 Gustavus hockey team:

We, Canucks Daily, wish to send our deepest condolences to her family, friends and organization.
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