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Iowa State officially announces Ray Kasongo’s transfer

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State redshirt junior Ray Kasongo will be transferring from Iowa State, head coach Steve Prohm announced on Tuesday.

“We appreciate Ray’s contributions to the program over the last year. I recently had a conversation with Ray and we agreed that it would be in his best interest to transfer to another program,” Prohm said. “My staff and I will continue to support him in any way possible and wish him the best in the future.”

Kasongo, a native of Toronto, Canada, sat out the 2016-17 season after transferring to Iowa State from Tennessee.

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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