Friday, May 26, 2006

Cat to the rescue - Hamilton Spectator
Tiger-Cat offensive line prospect Malcolm Woolridge is a life-saver. And that's before he even picks up the blitzing linebacker coming for a free shot at his quarterback.

In September 2000 while a member of the University of Southern California Trojans, Woolridge was one of four players involved in a rescue of a young woman who had fallen backwards out of a second floor apartment window and become impaled on the prongs of two wrought-iron security bars as she dangled six feet above the ground.

While two teammates sought help, the 6-foot-2, 330-pound Woolridge and Bernard Rily took turns supporting USC student Danielle Dauenhauer's 165-pound frame to keep the metal bars from penetrating any more than the four inches deep they had already imbedded into her body. Woolridge said the ordeal lasted some 30 minutes before paramedics reached the scene. Dauenhauer lost a ton of blood but had her life saved by Woolridge's actions...

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