Alabama-Huntsville junior Uusivirta arrested on rape charge

According to the Huntsville Times, Alabama-Huntsville junior defenseman Lasse Uusivirta was arrested Monday and charged with raping an 18-year-old woman back on Jan. 13.

“Information about an incident on campus came to the attention of university officials,” UAH spokesman Ray Garner said in a statement. “The facts of the incident were immediately submitted to the university’s process. As a result of those procedures, punishment was administered to the student in accordance with established university policies and precedents.”

Uusirvirta was being held on $10,000 bond, according to The Times’ news partner WHNT, but it was not immediately clear if Uusirvirta has posted bond.