Ben Jordan dead at 22 – Mystery as University of Kentucky baseball and basketball star passes away

UNIVERSITY of Kentucky baseball and basketball star Ben Jordan has died at just 22 years old.

It is currently unclear how the athlete died, according to local reports.

The 22-year-old was a star 2-sport athlete in high school, and third in the state of Kentucky for the Class of 2017.

He was named all-area in both baseball and basketball during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at West Carter High School.

He went on to play both sports for the Wildcats at the University of Kentucky.

Following the news, the official Kentucky Baseball Twitter page shared several tributes to Jordan.

"Our hearts are broken today. Rest easy, @ben3jordan. You will forever be part of us," one tweet read.

A follow-up read: "We love you, Ben. Your memory will live forever in our hearts."

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