WSU Athletic Director releases statement on weekend fight - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WSU Athletic Director releases statement on weekend fight

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PULLMAN, Wash. -

Following a brutal brawl that sent several WSU college students to the hospital over the weekend, the university's Director of Athletics, Bill Moos, has released a statement.

The full statement can be read below: 

In regards to the events that took place over the past weekend, the university was made aware of the situation shortly after the incident occurred. It is our understanding there is a thorough investigation underway by local law enforcement and we will cooperate fully as we take these matters seriously. In addition, facts are being gathered within the athletic department in order to provide assistance. We have high expectations for the conduct of WSU student-athletes, and treat any alleged allegations with the utmost transparency. The WSU athletic staff is in constant communication with the Office of the President and the Office of Student Life to ensure that university leadership is aware of the continuing investigation by local law enforcement. We will refrain from further comment until the findings of the investigation are complete.

Meanwhile, KHQ's Hayley Guenthner reports Pullman Police say a "handful" of WSU football players are persons of interest in the fight and that the list of persons of interest continues to grow.

Police do not anticipate any arrests in the case over the next few days.

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