The St. John Vianney Lancers took the sector Friday for his or her homecoming sport and had been greeted with a sea of AVT shirts in a present of help for his or her injured quarterback Aaron Van Trease.
It was the primary dwelling sport the staff performed since #18 was airlifted from the sector
on Sept. 23 throughout a sport with Manaquan. The 18-year-old suffered a spinal cord injury.
The AVT shirts have the quantity 18 on the again with the acronym f.a.m.i.l.y., which Information 12 is instructed means neglect about me, I really like you. The shirts are a part of a fundraiser
to assist with medical payments. Van Trease’s teammates additionally had his quantity on their helmets.
The staff’s coach says the night time Van Trease was injured he instructed him, “Don’t be concerned about me, go win this sport.” The staff did go on to win the sport.
“I mentioned, ‘How are you doing?’ He mentioned, ‘Nice.’ He goes ‘Go get one other one right now coach.’ He is a staff participant and the largest factor about this all is it is a household and that is what St. John’s is all about and that is what the soccer neighborhood is all about,” says coach Jeff Papcun.
Van Trease is recovering at Robert Wooden Johnson College Hospital.
“He is awake, he is alert, and he is going via the restoration course of proper now. They haven’t moved him out of the mattress but as a result of I believe he is nonetheless recovering from the surgical procedure,” says Principal Margaret Kane.
The GoFundMe web page has already raised $150,000.