2016 News Releases

University hires sports law firm Buckner to lead rhabdo investigation

Dear TWU Community,

Texas Woman’s University announced today (Aug. 31, 2016) that it has retained the services of Buckner, a sports and education law firm led by Michael L. Buckner, to conduct an independent external investigation into what caused eight student-athletes to be hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis.

The health and well-being of our student-athletes is our top priority. Buckner’s investigation will build upon the University’s ongoing internal investigation to determine what led to this happening, and what we can to do to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

It is expected Buckner will release its findings in 90 days.

More information on Buckner is available at www.bucknersportslaw.com.


Monica Mendez-Grant

Vice President for Student Life

Media Contact

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