DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – SMU is facing a federal civil lawsuit from a student who says a football player raped her.
According to the lawsuit, the rape happened in August 2019 and the victim reported it a month later.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Richland Hills Girl Dies Of Fentanyl Overdose
She describes her attacker as an offensive lineman on the team.
She is suing because she claims SMU officials “permitted a campus condition rife with sexual assault and lacking the basic standards of support for victims as required by federal and state law.”READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
CBS 11 reached out to SMU for comment, but a spokesperson said they would not discuss pending litigation.
MORE NEWS: Three Dismembered Bodies Found In Fort Worth Dumpster, Police Asking For Tips