VIGIL HELD FOR UA STUDENT WHO DIED AFTER SOCCER INJURY

Remembering Allie00000000

By WVUA 23 Web Writer Jessica Davis

Oct. 7 won’t be forgotten anytime soon. That’s the day when Allie Brodie, a University of Alabama freshman, was sent to the hospital after being struck in the head by a soccer ball. She was originally treated for a concussion, but what the doctors found was much worse.

“Unfortunately, Allie passed away on Saturday, Oct. 28 after complications from an intracranial hemorrhage,” said Hannah Davis, president of Alpha Delta Chi sorority. “Allie was injured in a soccer game about three weeks ago and suffered the brain hemorrhage and eventually passed away.”

Nov. 1,  the community gathered around Denny Chimes to remember the life of Allie Brodie and reminiscing on what made Allie truly unforgettable.

“Allie just lit up the room when she walked in,” said Davis. “Allie was famous for giving her Allie hugs and for being super encouraging to her sisters, to her family.”

“I’m always going to remember how bright she was,” said Madison Green. “How her smile just lit up a room when she walked in. She was incredible.”

“This has just been heartbreaking and devastating for our entire sorority,” said Davis.

Through the generosity of a community, a gofundme page in honor of Allie has raised close to $30,000 to go toward medical bills and expenses for Allie’s family.

“I think she taught us all a lesson about what it means to leave such a legacy inn such a short time,” said Green.

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