An attorney for three St. Louis University basketball players said he is "considering all options" after reviewing the final report in the Title IX investigation into sexual assault allegations leveled three months ago by three women.
Attorney Scott Rosenblum confirmed via email that he had seen the findings, which also would have been delivered to a hearing officer, who is an administrator appointed to that role by the university. SLU president Fred Pestello would not comment last Friday when asked whether the final report had been received.
Asked if he would need to appeal, Rosenblum wrote "considering all options."
The report would typically include a recommendation from the outside firm that prepared the report. Both sides then are allowed to provide further comment to the hearing officer.
When a ruling is made on whether prohibited conduct has occurred, both sides have three days to file an appeal. The university is closed this week and will re-open on Jan. 2.
"I won't comment on any specifics of the process, but we are committed to following the process and making sure it is done appropriately," Pestello said last Friday after SLU's game against Southeast Missouri State.