Settlement to be reached in swim team hazing lawsuit

by Webmaster3/14/2016

Marcantonio, swim team members to reach agreement

All parties in a lawsuit concerning allegations of hazing against former members of the University swim team have reached a settlement date.

Allegations in former University student Anthony Marcantonio’s suit include assault, battery, false imprisonment, tortious interference with contractual relations, hazing and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Marcantonio said he received emails from a manufactured persona named “Mr. Mean,” allegedly drafted by the five defendants, asking him to come to the “Swim House” in August of 2014 to “bond” with fellow teammates during “Welcome Week.” Marcantonio was a first-year student at the time.

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