There have been six student-athlete suicides since the beginning of March. After the death of JMU softball player Lauren Bernett on April 25, The Breeze wanted to shine a light on the stress, expectations and pressure student-athletes face. In the words of Lindsey Kilpatrick ('22), former UMass Lowell field hockey player, "they're suffering in silence."
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