BYU Finishes Investigation, Says No Racial Slurs Were Hurled At Duke Volleyball Player

BYU Finishes Investigation, Says No Racial Slurs Were Hurled At Duke Volleyball Player


Brigham Young University (BYU) released a statement on Friday stating that after a thorough investigation, no evidence had been found that racial heckling and slurs took place at the Duke vs. BYU women’s volleyball match on August 26.

A public maelstrom had been catalyzed after Duke volleyball player Rachel Richardson had claimed BYU fans yelled racial slurs at her during that game.

“We reviewed all available video and audio recordings, including security footage and raw footage from all camera angles taken by BYUtv of the match, with broadcasting audio removed (to ensure that the noise from the stands could be heard more clearly),” the BYU statement read. “We also reached out to more than 50 individuals who attended the event: Duke athletic department personnel and student-athletes, BYU

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