A very sad day for many in college athletics

Thursday’s plane crash of a Continental Airlines flight 3407 near Buffalo, NY resulted in the loss of 50 people, including Lorin Maurer, Athletics Friends Group Manager for Princeton Athletics.

Lorin was a very smart, energetic and fun person and those who had the good fortune to come in contact with her will always remember their friendship with her. She was a special person with a very bright future and a passion for college athletics that often translated into a remarkable ability to be a part of many great events across the sporting landscape, whether it was the Final Four, the Indianapolis 500 or the BCS National Championship just won by her Florida Gators. And each of those events, as great as they are, were a whole lot better when Lorin was in attendance because she brought many people together and created a welcoming, warm and festive environment.

Ultimatesportsinsider.com sends its sincere condolences to Lorin’s parents, family and to the many people in her circle of friends across Princeton, the NCAA and the college sports landscape. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lorin and those who knew her as we share the in grief that so many are experiencing over this sudden and tragic loss.