EAST LANSING, Mich. – Official Angie Enlund was hurt and taken to hospital at the end of the Rutgers-Michigan State women’s basketball game on Wednesday.
After the final buzzer, Rutgers player Tekia Mac was on her way back to the Scarlet Knights bench when she inadvertently ran over Enlund in center court, hitting her vigorously.
Enlund was on the ground for a few minutes and took to the stretcher. He had mobility and agitation of his extremities and went to a hospital for further evaluation.
A Michigan State spokesman said Enlund would be kept in the hospital overnight, but had no fractures.
“I know she was unconscious for a period of time,” Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant said. “They took him in an ambulance, but it is very scary and serious. He hit very hard. He hit his head very hard, so I’ll just pray for him and his family and hope that he gets well. “
The Rutlers players were besieging in front of their benches praying for Enlund.