Former NDSU and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Pitcher Jake Laber Passes Away at 30
Jake Laber, a former pitcher for Fargo North, North Dakota State University, and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, has passed away. He was just 30 years old.
Laber's death was confirmed by Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks general manager Josh Buchholz. Laber is the winningest pitcher in Redhawks history.
While no cause of death has been confirmed, it is believed that Laber's death was unexpected. He did recently begin treatment for a curable form of cancer, according to InForum.
Laber played parts of six seasons with the Redhawks, including a five season stretch from 2010 to 2014. In 102 starts for the Redhawks, Laber won 46 games, according to Baseball-Refence.com.
Laber is survived by his fiancé, Karisa Gullickson. The two were to be wed in Moorhead on August 19th, according to their profile on TheKnot.com.