A former Red and Gold loses life

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The ex-receiver of the password to the Red and Gold of the University Laval Marc-André Lacombe died of a cardiac arrest on Friday, in Montreal, at the age of 35 years.

The thirty-year-old had been admitted to the hospital on the 28th of December, after feeling discomfort which turned out to be a cardiac arrest, according to relatives. He finally succumbed to his condition on Friday, a few days before blowing out his 36 candles.

A native of the metropolis, Marc-André Lacombe grew up in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. He wore the colors of the Giants of the Cégep de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu before continuing his journey with the Red and Gold of the University Laval.

Marc-André Lacombe

Former wide receiver for the Red and Gold

Lacombe has moved to Quebec for two seasons, 2004 and 2005. Its two falls to set foot on the grounds of the FACILITY are balanced by the conquests of the Cup Dunsmore, awarded to the team champion of university football in quebec. He had also been able to raise the Vanier Cup since his rookie year, on the occasion of the third triumph in the history of the Laval University in ultimate game on the canadian scene.

Strong time

The highlight of the career of the former number 86 took place in the final in quebec in 2005. The receiver of the second year had been a card importance of air attack laval being the preferred target of the quarter featured Benoit Groulx. Lacombe had caught six passes for gains of 56 yards, helping the Red and Gold to defeat the Carabins of the University of Montreal by a score of 19 to 13.

The former student-athlete followed currently a professional training in photography, a field in which he had a passion.