ODU suspends three basketball players

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Old Dominion University has announced indefinite suspensions for three players from its basketball programs.

Galaisha Goodhope and Chelisa Painter have been suspended from the women’s program, while junior college transfer Javonte Douglas has been suspended from the men’s program.

Citing privacy laws, ODU officials would not comment as to why the players were suspended, but Athletic Director Wood Selig did release the following statement:

Based on recommendations from Coach Jeff Jones and Coach Karen Barefoot, I am accepting the indefinite suspension of Galaisha Goodhope, Chelisa Painter and Javonte Douglas from the women’s and men’s basketball teams respectively, for violation of team rules.

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