JOSE Rizal University officials on Monday sent condolences to the family of the late Carl Jimwell ‘CJ’ Servillon, the high school varsity player who died on Sunday night.
In a statement released to media outlets, JRU asked for prayers for the family of Servillon, who died after collapsing in the Light Bombers' preseason game against La Salle-Zobel on Sunday.
“We urge everyone to extend their prayers to CJ's Family during these trying times,” said the school in a statement.
According to JRU, Servillon lost consciousness during a timeout on Friday at the San Juan Arena. He was brought to the Cardinal Santos Memorial Hospital where he spent two days in intensive care before passing away on Sunday night.
Here is the entire statement of JRU:
José Rizal University and the whole Rizalian community send their deepest condolences to the Family of Carl Jimwell "CJ" Servillon. CJ was a member of the JRU Light Bombers Basketball Team. He unexpectedly lost consciousness during a time out in a FilOil Tournament game last May 22. He was immediately brought to Cardinal Santos Memorial Hospital, where he was confined to the Intensive Care Unit. CJ passed away last night, May 24. We urge everyone to extend their prayers to CJ's Family during these trying times.