Wisconsin Athletics announced on Friday that junior wrestler Eli Stickley has died.
Our hearts are heavy today. The entire Badger wrestling family extends its most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Eli Stickley, our brother and teammate, who passed away last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with Eli’s family and friends. pic.twitter.com/fu365srutx
— Wisconsin Wrestling (@BadgerWrestling) July 6, 2018
According to the Rock County Dispatch-Argus, Stickley was the driver in a roll-over accident on Thursday night in Henry County, Illinois.
Stickley was a 141 lb. starter for the Badgers last season, where he qualified for the NCAA Championships. He compiled a 21-14 record in the 2017-2018 season.