Marist Wins Suit Filed By Ex-Suicidal Hoops Player

What’s the best way to deal with a college athlete who is feeling depressed and suicidal? I’m guessing it’s not what Marist College apparently did to women’s basketball Katheryn Lyons after they learned she was going through some serious psychological issues: they suspended her for two semesters and pulled her scholarship. Because that will make any feel much better about themselves!

Katheryn Lyons

But while the school’s actions were questionable, they apparently weren’t illegal, as the POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL says that a U.S. District Court judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by Lyons against the school, claiming that their decision was “extreme and outrageous conduct” and violated the American with Disabilities Act.

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