A high-school soccer star who attended a prestigious Christian personal college raped a sleeping lady at an Ohio dwelling a number of weeks earlier than Christmas, based on state prosecutors.
A felony grievance filed in Hamilton County Widespread Pleas Court docket alleges Crosley MacEachen, 18, encountered the unconscious sufferer in a bed room on the dwelling in Symmes Township, then stripped her bare and started assaulting her.
MacEachen, who performed cornerback and large receiver final season for the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, is charged with rape, gross sexual imposition, and sexual battery.
“These expenses are unproven allegations,” MacEachen’s legal professional, R. Scott Croswell III, instructed The Day by day Beast. “We intend to aggressively defend these expenses.”
The allegations towards MacEachen, which had been first reported by The Cincinnati Enquirer, stem from an incident that reportedly occurred on Dec. 6, 2020. At round 5 a.m. that morning, the unidentified lady stated she awoke out of the blue to seek out MacEachen having intercourse along with her, charging paperwork state.
“She pushed him off of her and realized she was bare, regardless of sporting garments when she went to sleep,” based on the filings.
The alleged assault adopted inappropriate habits by MacEachen towards the identical younger lady a month earlier, when he “grabbed her buttocks” at a unique dwelling within the space, the grievance states. She bolted after which waited in her automotive for MacEachen to depart, based on the filings.
In Could, MacEachen, who averaged 17 yards per catch at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy—which this 12 months was named the highest Christian highschool in Ohio—dedicated to attend the College of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
A college spokesperson, Reggie Hayes, instructed The Day by day Beast on Tuesday that MacEachen had withdrawn from the varsity. “The College of Saint Francis is conscious of the felony expenses towards certainly one of its soccer recruits,” he stated.
On the time MacEachen dedicated to St. Francis, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy head soccer coach Okay.C. Woods had described the teenager as “one of the dynamic soccer gamers that I’ve had the pleasure to teach.”
“Each time he touched the ball, everybody’s eyes bought slightly greater. He’s additionally one of many smartest soccer minds that I’ve coached. He understands the sport in addition to most coaches do. Crosley could have a exceptional profession for NAIA powerhouse St. Francis.”
MacEachen additionally performed basketball throughout his senior 12 months at Cincinnati Hills, which prices $16,100 a 12 months to attend and has been ranked the highest Christian highschool in Ohio.
The varsity’s athletic program operates beneath the maxim: “Our mission is to construct a tradition of champions that develops, motivates, and empowers pupil athletes to affect the world for Christ.”
“College students meet Jesus and develop their religion in another way so we provide many avenues for them to get to know God,” its web site explains. “College students and lecturers worship, ponder, and have fun collectively at weekly chapels. We serve collectively, and share in courses and student-led Bible research. We pray collectively—in school, within the hallway, on the taking part in ﬁeld.”
In a press release to native NBC affiliate WLWT, the varsity stated: “CHCA has realized of an investigation which has resulted in expenses filed towards a former pupil. The alleged incident didn’t happen on college property nor throughout a school-sponsored occasion. CHCA is saddened for the people and households affected by this alleged incident, and our prayers stay with them.”
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy has made headlines earlier than. In 2014, fifth-grade instructor Jamie Climie was pressured to resign after nude pictures of her appeared on revenge porn web sites Soiled.com and MyEx.com. Climie, 36, was arrested and charged with submitting a false police report after concocting a bogus story that her telephone had been stolen. Climie claimed the pictures had been meant for her husband, however investigators realized that she had in actual fact despatched them to a married man with whom she had been carrying on an affair.
MacEachen was arrested and launched on $100,000 bond, which was reportedly posted by a member of the family. He’s due again in court docket on Wednesday.