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Amherst College Football Player Dies During Spring Break in Mexico

Amherst College officials offered their sympathies and said they were not releasing further details at the request of his family

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    An Amherst College student who played on the school's football team has died during spring break in Mexico City.

    Officials at the Massachusetts college said in a statement that senior economics major Andrew Dorogi died Friday. The cause was not provided.

    Dorogi played tight end and scored a touchdown in the Division III squad's season opener last fall.

    The school's website says he was from Cleveland and attended the University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio.

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    College officials offered their sympathies and said they were not releasing further details at the request of his family.

    A U.S. State Department spokesman confirmed the death but would not provide details.

    Amherst's student newspaper said students and coaches gathered on campus Monday to remember Dorogi.

    Amherst is a private school with about 1,800 students.