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Thieves steal Anderson University Women’s Basketball team jerseys, electronics



Anderson, Indiana – The women’s basketball team at Anderson University is requesting assistance after their equipment and baggage were taken from a team vehicle.

The remark was posted on Facebook by the athletic department at Anderson University. On Friday, the squad traveled to St. Louis for a competition and saw the renowned arch. Within thirty minutes, someone allegedly broke into the team’s vehicle and took several of the players’ personal belongings, jerseys, shoes, electronics, and bags.

The team’s head coach Jon Gin told a local St. Louis news station, “When we got back to our vans, one of them had been broken into. A lot of our stuff was missing: Gameday jerseys, backpacks with laptops, iPads, and iPods. All that kind of stuff was taken.”

As shown in the group shot below, the team played against the Webster University Gorloks while using uniforms they had borrowed from the institution.

Anderson University athletics posted online, “We want to show our gratitude to @GorlokSports for their great hospitality and providing the opportunity for @AURavensWBB to compete following unfortunate circumstances.”

The team also posted on X, “Thankful for Webster’s generosity and for how our team came together this weekend.”

The team posted a GoFundMe page online Sunday, which says, “Please consider helping us replace our stolen uniforms and items by donating to our program. Our goal is to raise $5000 and anything extra will go towards our mission trip to Costa Rica this summer where we will be serving the local communities and playing games.”

Over $3,000 has been raised as of Monday morning for the team’s trip. Here is where you may donate to the team in order to assist them.

The team, overall, expressed their gratitude for one another. “We’re thankful for a group who handles adversity by coming together!” a post on social media read.


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