INDIANAPOLIS IN July 11 2012 - An Indiana cheerleader came to the rescue when the coach of a minor league football team collapsed on the field.
The coach for the Indianapolis Tornadoes fell ill during Saturday’s game. Luckily, team cheerleader Jessica Anderson, an emergency medical technician and firefighter, was on hand to administer CPR.
The coach was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with high blood sugar and high blood pressure.
Anderson is credited with saving the man’s life.
“It’s nice to get the recognition from the crowd and the players and my teammates,” Anderson said.