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Three College Football Players Allegedly Assaulted Teammate In Dorm

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A Midwestern State University football player was allegedly assaulted in his dorm room earlier this month. The three men suspected of the attack were his teammates.

Midwestern State is a Division II program in Wichita Falls, Texas. The Mustangs compete in the Lone Star Conference.

On March 3, an unnamed member of the team looked through the peep hole in his door to see his teammates. When he opened it, they assaulted him.

Hi identified two of the players as fellow members of the team. The third was identified by a witness. From the Times New Record:

He opened the door and was immediately rushed by three people, pushed back and knocked down into the corner of his room.

The victim said he was then punched, kicked and stomped for about 30 to 40 seconds. He said he recognized Reynolds and Rowe, who were reportedly fellow teammates of the victim, as two of the attackers.

The three Midwestern State players have been identified as Marcus Ray Reynolds Jr., Matthew Joseph Rowe, and Giacomo Israel Gonzalez.

Reynolds was the first man arrested, a few days after the alleged assault is said to have occurred. He also faces separate assault charges in Georgia.

According to the Wichita County Jail inmate roster, Reynolds is also listed as a fugitive from justice out of Georgia on charges of aggravated assault, robbery by force and obstruction of officer. His bail was denied on those three warrants.

The other two men had bail set at $10,000 each. They've been charged with felony burglary of a habitation.

Gonzalez is the only one of the three who currently appears on the team's roster. The status of the other two is unknown, although the school's athletic director said that Reynolds had been suspended from the team.

[Times New Record]