Melanie Coleman Biography, Wiki
Melanie Coleman, a 20-year-old junior nursing student from Milford, Connecticut, was practicing on the bars when the accident occurred, according to the Connecticut Post.
Southern Connecticut State University Athletics Mourns Passing Of Gymnast Melanie Coleman https://t.co/DrU1RylTKZ
— SCSU Athletics (@SCSU_Owls) November 11, 2019
Melanie Coleman Age
She was 20 years old at the time of her death.
Melanie Coleman Education
Coleman was pursuing a nursing degree. She received All-American Scholar-Athlete recognition from USA Gymnastics last year.
Melanie Coleman Family
Coleman’s family consists of 7 members, parents, Tom and Sue Coleman who have raised five compassionate, kind and tenacious children that include: Jimmy Coleman, Tiffany Coleman and Valerie Coleman and Melanie Coleman.
Coleman graduated from Jonathan Law High School in Milford, where he was captain of the gymnastics team and was called All-State. He then joined Southern Connecticut State University, where he proceeded with his gymnastics. She was a nursing student at the University and the third sister of her family to become a gymnast.
The New Haven school student athlete had been named Scholastic All-American of the Women’s University Gymnastics Association this year and previously reached the highest level of the US Youth Olympics Program. UU.
Melanie Coleman Death & Cause (Tragic Freak Accident)
❤️ Melanie Coleman ❤️ Rest in peace pic.twitter.com/QvRJKOvT6F
— Katherine Marchant (@Katherine_M_78) November 11, 2019
Melanie Coleman was seriously injured in what friends of the family described as a “tragic strange accident” in practice on Friday, November 8, and succumbed to her injuries at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
Southern Connecticut State University gymnast Melanie Coleman died Sunday, two days after suffering a spinal cord injury in a fall, the university announced. She was 20.
The university said the injury occurred Friday when Coleman fell while practicing on the bars. The junior from Milford, Conn., died at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
“At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with Melanie’s family,” athletic director Jay Moran said in a statement on Monday. “This has been devastating to her coaches and teammates and we hope to support them in this very difficult time. Melanie was a very bright student, an excellent athlete and an involved member of the Southern Connecticut community. The entire Southern athletics family is greatly saddened by her loss.”
Melanie Coleman GoFundMe
A GoFundMe page set up for the college athlete had raised nearly $30,000 for the family by Monday Nov.11th. It suggested she was an organ donor in death.
“Melanie gained her angel wings tonight and was able to give life to others,” according to a posting by organizer Anna Andrich on Sunday.
Calling the dead young woman “Melly,” Andrich added, “Please continue to pray for the entire Coleman family as they experience this unfathomable loss.”
Melanie Coleman Facebook
Coleman’s Facebook page is filled with photos of her passion as a gymnastic.