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UO cheer member gets hit

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A University of Oregon cheerleader spent Saturday night in the hospital after being hit in the head by a water bottle thrown onto the field shortly after the game.


Senior Katelynn Johnson was standing with the Oregon team when someone sitting in the southwest section of Arizona Stadium threw a water bottle onto the field, said University of Arizona Police Department spokesman Sgt. Juan Alvarez.

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""If anyone knows anything about this they can certainly call us,"" Alvarez said.


UAPD will search any available video footage of the southwest section of the stadium to try to find a suspect.


Though a non-student fan was arrested earlier in the night for throwing objects onto the field, Alvarez did not report any other major incidents.     


ASUA did not respond to e-mails and calls regarding the incident before press time Sunday.


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