UF Gators Hockey Player Found Dead After Falling Six Stories

Chance Wolf photos

Chance Wolf, a 20-year-old student at the University of Florida, died tragically on Sunday morning after he fell six stories. Chance wore #10 and played ice hockey for the Florida Gators. He was also a Zeta Beta Tau fraternity brother who was interning at the local ABC station to get his journalism degree.

Many of the SEC schools’ hockey teams are sharing their condolences.

Our club would like to extend its deepest sympathies to @UFhockey on the passing of teammate Chance Wolf. https://t.co/6w8RofcETY

— Vanderbilt Hockey (@VandyIceHockey) February 1, 2016

Please keep the University of Florida's hockey team in your prayers after the passing of #10, Chance Wolf. Stay strong down in Gainesville

— Ole Miss Hockey Club (@OleMissHockey) February 1, 2016

He was found unconscious and bleeding when police officers arrived at 311 SW 13th St. shortly after 2 AM, Officer Ben Tobias told the Gainesville Sun. Chance was declared dead half an hour later at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Security footage at Social 28, where Chance fell, captured the 20-year-old leaving an elevator, walking down a hallway, and apparently falling over a waist-high glass partition.

Friends and family alike are mourning the death of Chance, who everyone agrees was a fun and caring person.

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