Sports Illustrated first reported the alleged incident involving Katie Hnida, who issued a statement confirming the account through the University of New Mexico athletic department.
Hnida has previously reported being hassled and groped by team members when she was a reserve placekicker, saying they resented
her attempt to become a placekicker.
University President Elizabeth Hoffman says she was shocked by
the allegations in the magazine article and urged Hnida to call
Hnida left Colorado after the 1999 season and enrolled at New