The Ohio State Buckeyes fan who stormed the pitch during the University's game against Cincinnati and was subsequently body-slammed by a coach has lost his scholarship amidst his court case.
Mistake has cost him
The student was currently in his fourth year of a five-year Engineers degree but has received the harsh punishment of being stripped of his scholarship which covers tuition and housing for former golf caddies.
Defence attorney Mark Collins confirmed that officials had removed 21-year-old Anthony Wunder from the Evans Scholars program on Tuesday.
Wunder was charged with misdemeanour criminal trespassing, the attorney of the student entered a not guilty plea at the hearing in Franklin County Municipal Court.
Big hit by assistant coach
It is revealed that alcohol was certainly involved during the incident of the student storming the pitch, what proceeded has become an internet sensation as assistant strength and conditioning coach, Anthony Schlegel, who is a former Buckeyes linebacker body slammed Wunder to the ground.
Head coach of the Buckeyes Urban Meyer has said that he has spoken to Schlegel about the hit, he explained: "I appreciated him protecting our players, I'd rather him not have a lawsuit if something bad would happen, you drill a guy like that."
He continued to reporters: "So we had a partial-serious conversation. And we also gave him a 'Hit City' award, our team, and had a little fun with it, too."
Wunder is now fully concentrating on his school work after the incident, his defence attorney Collins explained: "He's working and focusing on day-to-day stuff and letting me handle this [legal] stuff,"
Collins would not comment on why Wunder actually stormed the field during the team's victory over Cincinnati however, the student will also not speak to the media until the case is resolved.
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