New Mexico soccer team accused of hazing

Aug 20, 2014 8:43 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two sisters have quit the University of New Mexico women's soccer team amid an investigation into possible hazing that sent two players to the hospital.

The university says freshmen twins Danielle and Devin Scelsi quit the team Tuesday following an incident Sunday that involved several players becoming extremely intoxicated.

School officials say more details of the investigation will be released Wednesday.

Vice President of Athletics Paul Krebs says the team's opening game scheduled Friday in Lubbock, Texas, was canceled following the hazing allegations.

Officials say neither Texas Tech nor New Mexico will have its season record affected.

Krebs says officials are still interviewing athletes and gathering details.

The Lobos now will open their season Sept. 5 against Marquette in the Colorado College Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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