A 19-year-old native of Nigeria and forward for the Binghamton University men’s basketball team, Calistus Anyichie died Sunday in a drowning disaster.
His corpse was discovered at the base of a 15-foot bank at Buttermilk Falls State Park in Ithaca, New York. Anyichie was starting his student year studying political science.
He was acknowledged as one of the state’s top scholar-athletes by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association. He also was a part of the National Honor Society.