Oscar Frayer Biography – Oscar Frayer Wiki
Oscar Frayer was a Grand Canyon University basketball player and graduate. The Oakland, California, native graduated with a degree in Communications and was set to walk at GCU commencement in April 2021.
As a freshman, the 6-foot-6 swingman posted 19 points and six rebounds when the Lopes upset San Diego State. He scored a career-high 23 points and added 10 rebounds at New Mexico State as a sophomore, when he also grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds in a 2018 WAC Tournament game. He averaged 8.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 0.8 blocks over his career and made 35% of his 3-pointers over his last three seasons.
He was among the most accomplished players in Lopes basketball history. He made his 107th career start, the third most in GCU’s Division I era, for the Lopes’ first NCAA tournament appearance on Saturday, March 20, 2021 in Indianapolis.
After the game, Frayer tweeted: “I bleed purple FOREVER!!!! THANK YOU LOPE NATION for the last 5 years..it’s been nothing less than amazing..from President Mueller, to our coaching staff, to my brothers who I compete with everyday..it’s love FOREVER. 4 Gone.”
The former All-WAC Defensive Team honoree holds the Lopes’ Division I-era record for career blocked shots with 93. Frayer also ranks fourth for career points (970) and 3-pointers made (144) while coming within one swipe of the career steals record.
Oscar Frayer Age
The Oakland, California, native passed away on March 23, 2021. He was 23 years old.
Oscar Frayer Death – Oscar Frayer Car Accident
Oscar Frayer, his older sister Andrea Moore and a friend died early Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in a vehicle crash near Lodi, California. The third person who died in the crash has not been identified yet by the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office.
GCU head coach Bryce Drew said in a statement: “We love O. 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 March 26, 2021, NCAA released the following statement following the loss of Frayer: “We join the Grand Canyon University community in mourning the tragic loss of Oscar Frayer. While still a young man, he had already accomplished so much and was a light to many. Sports fans everywhere were fortunate to watch him play the game he loved during the men’s tournament this year. Our thoughts are with his family, teammates and friends during this difficult time.”
Oscar Frayer Sister
Oscar Frayer’s older sister Andrea Moore died in the same vehicle crash that killer her brother near Lodi, California on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
Oscar Frayer Girlfriend
Oscar Frayer’s girlfriend is believed to be the third person who died in the crash.
Oscar Frayer Height
He was 6 feet 6 inches tall.
Oscar Frayer Stats
He averaged 8.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 0.8 blocks over his career.
Oscar Frayer Instagram
Oscar Frayer’s Instagram account is @oscarfrayer. His Instagram bio reads, “RIP Pops.” His father, Oscar III, was born in 1972 and died in a car crash in 2005. After his father’s death, Frayer was raised by his mother along with his three siblings. On Father’s Day 2013, Frayer wrote in an Instagram post: “Happy Fathers Day too the man I have the most respect for. You may not be here physically but you are always here spiritually. Everything I do is for you. I love you dad.”