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Zachary Winston Bio

Michigan State Star Cassius Winston’s Brother Dies: Zachary Winston Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Zachary Winston Bio

Zachary Winston was best known as the brother of American basketball player Cassius Winston. Zachary Winston, a sophomore at Albion College, was killed on Saturday night after being struck by a train.

Zachary Winston Age

He was 19 years old.

Zachary Winston Earlier Life & Career

Zachary Winston Education

Zachary Winston was born in 2000. He studies at Albion College.

Zachary Winston College Career

He was a sophomore forward on the Albion College men’s basketball team, a team that the youngest brother, Khy, also plays for as a freshman.

Zachary Winston University Career

Before college, he was a three-year varsity basketball player at the University of Detroit Jesuit (coached by Pat Donnelly) who was a member of three district and regional champion and one state champion squads.

Zachary Winston Professional Career

Achieved all-league and all-city distinction. Inducted into the National Honor Society, says the Albion biography.

For the 2018-19 season, he was a substitute in all 28 games, averaging nearly 14 minutes per game. According to his College biography, He chose Albion because it felt like a second home ever since his first campus visit.

Winston listed like to talk and learn about others and their everyday lives as an interest off the basketball court and was a finance major who is concentrating in Albion’s Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management.

Dished out a season-high six assists in 18 minutes on the court in Albion’s home loss to Trine. Produced nine points in 17 minutes off the bench in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament championship game victory over Trine.

Stuffed the box score with nine points, five rebounds and three assists in the NCAA Division III Championship first-round game vs. Loras, Iowa.

Zachary Winston Accident

Albion Chief of Public Safety Scott Kipp confirmed Winston was struck by a westbound Amtrak train around 8:30 p.m. near the Erie Street crossing in Albion. The investigation revealed that Winston, 19, appeared to intentionally step in front of the train.

“According to the engineer, the student stepped out in front of the train,” Kipp said. “It appears to be intentionally done.”

On Sunday afternoon, Albion College President Mauri Ditzler released a statement.

“As a community, our hearts are broken today as we share the news of the passing of one of our students, Zachary Winston,” the statement read. “Zach was a finance major, a student in the Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management, and member of the Albion College men’s basketball team. Beyond that, he was an extremely charismatic young man with an infectious smile. Zach was a recognized leader who was well known across every facet of our campus, He was a fantastic student with a world of potential before him. He was deeply loved and will be deeply missed.

“As a campus, we have provided opportunities for students, faculty and staff to receive counseling and support in the challenging days ahead. We want all students to know they are not alone.

“Our hearts go out to his brothers, Khy, who is a freshman at Albion, and Cassius, who is a senior at Michigan State University, his parents and his extended family. We echo the family’s request in asking everyone to respect their privacy at this time.”

No. 1 Michigan State is scheduled to play Binghamton at 7 p.m. on Sunday night. There has been no word on whether Cassius Winston intends to play for the Spartans.

On Sunday afternoon, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo released a statement on behalf of the Spartans’ program.

“Our hearts are filled with sorrow for the Winston family,” the statement read. “Their pain over the sudden loss of Zachary is unimaginable. It’s impossible to find the right words in this moment, other than to say that we will support the family in whatever way they need.”

Death and Tributes

Zachary Winston has died on 10 November 2019 after being struck by an Amtrak train.

in social media tributes. people are saying “Thinking of the Albion College community today. Prayers sent for family, teammates, and friends,” wrote one. “Heartbreaking. I had limited interactions with Zachary, but he was certainly an amazing young man and leader of his peers. Thoughts go out to the Winston and Albion Families,” wrote another.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

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