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|08-21-2015, 02:30 PM||#1|
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Baylor DE Ukwuachu convicted of sexual assault
Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was found guilty of sexually assaulting a fellow student athlete in 2013.
A jury in the Waco, Texas, 54th State District Court convicted Ukwuachu, 22, on Thursday of one count of sexual assault.
Prosecutors said Ukwuachu sexually assaulted a former Baylor women's soccer player at his Waco apartment. Ukwuachu said the encounter was consensual.
After the verdict, the judge ruled Ukwuachu's bond was insufficient and ordered him jailed. Ukwuachu faces up to 20 years in prison.
Ukwuachu never played a game for Baylor after transferring from Boise State in 2013. Boise State had dismissed him for an unspecified violation of team rules. He was ineligible due to NCAA transfer rules in 2013 and suspended for the 2014 season.
Baylor investigated the sexual assault but determined there was not enough evidence to proceed and was going to allow Ukwuachu to play before the district attorney indicted him, according to the Waco Tribune.
Baylor said in a statement released to the newspaper on Thursday night that it is committed to "maintaining a safe and caring community."
"Acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community," the statement read. "In recent years we have joined university efforts nationally to prevent campus violence against women and sexual assault, to actively support survivors of sexual assault with compassion and care, and to take action against perpetrators."
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