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What Happened To Grand Canyon Basketball Star: Oscar Frayer Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and More

Oscar Frayer
Oscar Frayer

Who was Oscar Frayer?

Oscar Frayer was a  Grand Canyon standout player who allegedly died in a car accident in northern California early Tuesday morning, just three days after appearing in his first career NCAA Tournament with the Antelopes, according to a release from the university.

Oscar Frayer Grand Canyon University

Frayer started in Grand Canyon’s 86-74 loss to Iowa in the first round of the NCAA tournament last week. He finished the game with eight points, five assists, three blocks and a steal. It was Frayer’s 107th start for the Antelopes.

  • Team: Grand Canyon Antelopes
  • Position: Forward
  • Class: Senior
  • Height: 6 feet and 6 inches
  • Weight: 88 kg or 195 lbs
  • Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

How old was Oscar Frayer?

Oscar Frayer was 23 years old as of the year 2021.

Oscar Frayer Accident

Frayer’s older sister, Andrea Moore, and a third person in their vehicle were also killed in the crash near Lodi, California, the school confirmed Thursday.

Local authorities said a California Highway Patrol vehicle was struck from behind by the car Frayer was in as two officers were assisting a stranded vehicle on a highway near Lodi at around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Frayer, along with two other passengers, were traveling on I-5 SB south of Walnut Grove Rd. when it collided with the patrol car that was on the side of the road assisting a disabled tractor-trailer.

Oscar Frayer Death

Frayer’s vehicle hit a tree and burst into flames. All three passengers were pronounced dead at the scene.

The third person who died in the crash has not been identified yet by the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office. The officers were transported to a local hospital with “major injuries,” after their vehicle was sent into a dirt embankment in the accident, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Both are expected to survive.

Oscar Frayer Girlfriend

The third victim is believed to be Frayer’s girlfriend.

Oscar Frayer Obituary

“We love O,” Grand Canyon coach Bryce Drew said in a press release reported by CBS Sports. “He was the heartbeat of our team with his vibrant, energetic personality. I cannot put into words the hurt and sadness we all feel, but we know he is in heaven and that gives us great joy to know we will be together again.”

“On the court, Oscar was known as the “High Flyer” and will be remembered for his soaring dunks, tenacious defense and game-changing blocked shots,” a University statement read, according to the official GCU website.

Oscar Frayer Family

The Oakland, Calif. native graduated with a degree in Communications and was set to walk at GCU commencement in April. Frayer was raised by his mother after his father died in a car accident when Frayer was 7 years old. His Twitter bio says, “Rest In Peace Dad.”