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Wisconsin Football Recruit Dominic Cizauskas Charged With Rape

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 3.54.58 PMWisconsin football recruit Dominic Cizauskas has been charged with rape, stemming from an alleged incident during a visit to the school on Dec. 14, 2013.

Dominic D. Cizauskas, 18, a linebacker from Mukwonago, allegedly showed up at the woman’s dorm drunk on Dec. 14, undressed her and raped her after the two had exchanged text messages, according to a criminal complaint filed in Dane County Circuit Court.

“I tried to make excuses trying to get him to leave,” the woman told police, adding that she told him “no” several times. “I didn’t know what to do. I was by myself, my roommate went home for the weekend and he’s a 200-pound football player and he had been drinking.”

Cizauskas faces felony charges of third-degree sexual assault. He told the alleged victim he had had “10 shots within a half-hour” before visiting. The two had had consensual sex previously.

Cizauskas, a 250-pound linebacker, was named the Wisconsin defensive player of the year in 2013. He was committed to the Badgers in the Class of 2014, but had not yet signed his letter of intent. He

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