OLYMPIA, WA— Friends, family, and the soccer community in greater Olympia continue to keep Austin Kelley in their thoughts and prayers after he was caught in a current of the Salmon River near Riggins, Idaho on Sunday. He has been missing since then.
Kelley is a graduate of Olympia High School and played college soccer at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey. His post-school soccer career includes playing for the Oly Town Artesians of the Western Indoor Soccer League.
Austin is married to Morgan Kelley and together they have a 3-month old daughter, Riann.
The community has been supporting the search for Austin on social media.
There will be a “Bring Austin Home” vigil / gathering at Olympia High School on Wednesday September 7 at 8 PM.
(Cover photo by Charis Wilson, Oly Town Artesians. Austin Kelley takes the pitch at the Artesian’s 2015-16 WISL home opener at the Evergreen State Pavilion.)