This is certainly rough, and my prayers go out to his friends, family and loved ones.
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Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly today (Wednesday, Aug. 20).
Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
Bitsko, 21, was set to begin his fourth year on the team and would have been the starting center for this coming season. He started all 12 games in 2013 and was recently selected to the Phil Steele’s Preseason All-MAC Third Team. Bitsko graduated from Wayne High School in Huber Heights, Ohio, and was studying Marketing.