Women's Hoops Team To Honor Davis Johnson

(above) DU's Women basketball team will honor the memory of the son of their head coach this season

From: DenverPioneers.com

The University of Denver Women's Basketball team hits the Magness Arena floor on Sunday for an exhibition game against Regis University, they will do so with a small tribute to Davis Johnson close to their hearts. The game will mark the unveiling of a black patch adorned with Davis Johnson's initials-"DJJ"-that the team will wear on their jerseys throughout the season.

Davis Johnson, the son of Women's Hoops Head Coach Erik Johnson, passed away suddenly less than three weeks after his fourth birthday earlier this year. Davis was afflicted by an undiagnosed pre-condition called intestinal malrotation that caused a catastrophic twisting of his small intestine [read rest of article].

1 comment:

dggoddard said...

Can't help feeling that there are many symbolic parallels between the Davis Johnson and Jesse Martin situations. Your heart just goes out to the families in these cases.

Read the entire Davis Johnson article. There's some good Mac 'N Cheese stories in there.