The Iowa State Director of Athletics, Jamie Pollard, and his family had a bit of a scare on Monday when he suffered a heart attack while watching his daughters compete at a track meet.
Pollard was immediately rushed to a local hospital where he is recovering.
Iowa State has released a statement:
Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard was taken by ambulance Monday afternoon to Allen Hospital in Waterloo. He suffered a heart attack while watching his daughters compete in the Girls Varsity Invitational track meet on the UNI Campus.
Pollard spent Monday night in the hospital for observation and treatment. He remains hospitalized at Allen today.
Iowa State President Steven Leath has appointed Senior Associate Athletics Director David Harris the acting AD while Pollard recuperates.
It’s times like these that we are reminded that there is more to life than just football.
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