Colorado State Track & Field/Cross Country student-athlete Colton Kaase unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Colorado State Rams announced Colton’s passing through its Facebook account on Tuesday, “We are saddened to share news of the passing of Colorado State Track & Field/Cross Country student-athlete Colton Kaase. Please keep Colton’s family, teammates, and those who cared for him deeply in your thoughts during this tragic time.”
Colton’s cause of death has not been made known.
Lela Kay Hughes Kohring a Facebook user released a statement following Colton Kaase’s death. Lela wrote, “Please pray for the Kenneth and Juli McCants Kaase and Family. Colton was a true blessing to our family and the best of friend to Wyatt. We are all heartbroken to receive the news and he will be truly missed.”
The funeral arrangements for Colton Kaase is still pending.
About Colorado State Rams
The Colorado State Rams men’s basketball team represents Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado, in the NCAA Division I basketball competition. They play their home games at the Moby Arena and are members of the Mountain West Conference. They are led by head coach Niko Medved.
In the 1901–02 season, Colorado State University’s men’s basketball team—then known as Colorado Agricultural College—began playing. In the 1910–11 season, the school joined the Rocky Mountain Athletic League. In the 1938–39 season, it moved with the majority of the bigger institutions in that league to the Mountain States Conference, where it remained until 1961–62. The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) was then joined by Colorado State in 1969–1970. Colorado State switched to its current MWC in 1999-2000 after 20 seasons in the WAC. Colorado State joined the MWC as one of the original members.