Sarah Shulze, a member of the University of Wisconsin’s women’s track and field and cross-country teams, didn’t leave begins a boyfriend before she died.
Even if she was in a relationship, she kept her dating life private, so there is no way to confirm if she had a boyfriend.
According to her mother’s Facebook page, she appeared with a guy the day before Valentine’s day 2021, but the nature of their relationship wasn’t clear.
21-year-old Sarah was born to her parents, Brigitte and Scott Shulze. Her mother was born in November 1969 while her father was born in November 1967.
“Sarah took her own life,” a statement shared by Shulze’s family posted April 15 to a website dedicated to her life read.
Balancing athletics, academics and the demands of every day life overwhelmed her in a single, desperate moment.” Like you, we are shocked and grief stricken while holding on tightly to all that Sarah was.
Shulze, of Oak Park, California, earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the 2020 and 2021 cross country seasons, as well as 2021 for track.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, according to research conducted by the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and ranked in the top nine leading causes of death for people between the ages of 10 and 64, as well as the second leading cause of death for ages ranging between 10-14 and 25-34, according to data shared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.