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UMBC Incoming Volleyball Freshman Madison Bingaman Tragically Killed in Automobile Accident
UMBC incoming women’s volleyball freshman Madison Bingaman passed away Wednesday night after sustaining fatal injuries in an automobile crash in
Bingaman, 18, was traveling from her hometown of
Bingaman was to join the rest of her teammates for preseason training at UMBC on Thursday after graduating from
“We’re all shocked and saddened by this tragic news,” said head coach Ian Blanchard. “Maddie was a vibrant, very bright, wonderful young woman who had a wonderful future in front of her on so many different levels. Words can’t describe how devastated the entire UMBC Athletics community, in particular our volleyball family, is at this time. Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Bingaman family.”
Earlier this year Bingaman was a part of the third-place Austin Junior Volleyball Club at the USA Junior Olympic Championships and earned numerous accolades with her high school team.
In 2004 she was named All-Texas Honorable Mention, Second Team All-District, and