Stanford Soccer Player Katie Meyer’s Death Ruled a Suicide

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SJ - March 4, 2022

Earlier this week Stanford soccer team captain and goalkeeper Katie Meyer was found dead in a campus residence.  On Thursday the County of Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner's office determined that her death was a suicide.

Meyer, 22, was a senior who was majoring in International Relations, resident assistant, and was scheduled to graduate later this year.

From KTVU:

The coroner's office on Thursday determined that the death of Stanford women's soccer player Katie Meyer was suicide.

The County of Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner said there is no foul play related to Meyer's death.

"We are exceedingly saddened to hear about the death of Katie Meyer, a beloved, talented, and respected Stanford student, athlete, and Santa Clara County resident," the coroner's office said in a statement. "The Medical Examiner-Coroner extends sincerest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Katie Meyer."


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You hate to see anyone take their own life, especially someone so young who had their entire life ahead of them.  Judging by the overwhelming response from Stanford, she likely didn't just how much she was loved.


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