Former University of Idaho football player sentenced for sexual battery

Former University of Idaho football player sentenced for sexual battery

A former University of Idaho football player pleaded guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor sexual battery and was sentenced to six months of unsupervised probation and two weeks in jail.

Kyree Curington was a freshman defensive back for the Vandals at the time of the crime.

According to court documents, Curington initially reached out to the victim, who also atteneded the University of Idaho, on social media. They met for the first time later that week, and eventually went back to the victim’s dorm room.

In a statement back in February, the victim said she told Curington “no” repeatedly, and tried to push him off her.

Curington initially pleaded innocent to felony rape on Feb. 28. The charge was later amended to sexual battery.

If Curington violates his probation conditions, he is subject to the maximum sexual battery penalty of one year in jail and a $2,000 fine.

Curington was also ordered to pay $157.50 in court costs.