Report: LSU women’s tennis player seen on video using racial slur is no longer part of the team | sports

An LSU tennis player who was seen on video using a racial slur is no longer part of the team, as first reported by The Advocate.

Maddie Scharfenstein, a freshman at Slidell, was caught on video using the insult and laughing with others. She is no longer listed on the LSU women’s tennis list.

LSU released a statement over the weekend initiating an internal investigation into the matter.

“We are aware of the social media post about one of our student-athletes and are taking immense and deliberate steps to address it,” LSU said in a statement released Saturday. “We will not tolerate behavior that violates our core values ​​and expectations of student conduct.”

Scharfenstein has never appeared on an mtch for LSU.

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