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SALT LAKE CITY -- A judge on Monday ordered a suspended?USC Trojans?football player to stand trial on rape charges after a 19-year-old woman said marijuana and alcohol left her nearly unable to move during an attack following a summertime party in Utah. Pink Giants Jerseys .She testified that the sexual assault left her scared, helpless and injured, and Utah prosecutors laid out evidence against Osa Masina, 19, at the same hearing.The Utah native also has been investigated on similar allegations involving the same woman in California, but criminal charges have not been filed in that case. Masinas lawyer, Rebecca Skordas, said Masina told police that the sex was consensual.The woman said that before the assault, she considered Masina, whom she had known from high school in suburban Salt Lake City, a friend. She said she was on a couch in a friends basement and felt scared, like I needed to get out of there as soon as I could.She was treated by a sexual-assault nurse shortly after she made her way home, according to charging documents.The Associated Press generally does not name people who say they are victims of sexual assault.Masina watched the testimony impassively, sometimes closing his eyes. He declined to testify or comment after the hearing. He is charged with one count of rape and two counts of forcible sodomy.Skordas said the burden of proof is low for a case to head to trial, and the judge doesnt get to decide credibility. Masina is expected to enter a plea Friday.Prosecutors said Masina raped the woman after she drank alcohol and ate part of a marijuana cookie with him at a July 25 party in the city of Cottonwood Heights.He and his teammate Don Hill also were investigated after the woman said she was sexually assaulted two weeks earlier when she visited Masina in California, court documents say.She said the pair assaulted her at Hills off-campus apartment after giving her marijuana, alcohol and the anti-anxiety prescription drug Xanax. Masina took video and sent it to the victims ex-boyfriend, authorities said.The woman said she remembered parts of what happened in California but tried to deny them before she reported the Utah assault.I just hated the thought that someone I thought was a friend could take advantage of me like that, she said.Masina is appealing the decision to suspend him from USC. Hill also was suspended. Youth Giants Jerseys .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Throwback Giants Jerseys . Fred Couples, captain of the U.S. side, put it all into perspective. "We know whos in charge," he said. http://www.officialgiantsnflauthenticshop.com/ . -- Lou Brocks shoulder-to-shoulder collision with Bill Freehan during the 1968 World Series and Pete Roses bruising hit on Ray Fosse in the 1970 All-Star game could become relics of baseball history, like the dead-ball era. Melbourne admit they were complacent in their tight win over last-placed Newcastle but wont make the same mistake in their Saturday night NRL clash with the Sydney Roosters.Storm second-rower Kevin Proctor said his team were determined to get off to a fast start at AAMI Park against the second last-placed Roosters.Of Melbournes 10 losses last season, six were to sides outside the eight and Proctor said they didnt want to slip back into that pattern.They are also determined to mark leading prop Jesse Bromwichs 150th NRL game for the club with a win.I think we got a little bit complacent last round (against Newcastle), Proctor said.They started a lot harder than us and were running the ball harder and got on top of us early.Weve got to make sure we start well this week, especially against the Roosters who have got a good pack who can really hurt you and, if we dont start well, well get dusted.With the Storm running second and one of the premiership favourites, Proctor said their scalp could bbe a prized possession for teams out of finals contention like the Roosters. Black Giants Jerseys. While crushed 46-0 in round 14 in the Roosters worst loss of the season, in their last match at AAMI Park back in 2015, they were only beaten by a Cooper Cronk field goal.The Roosters also showed they werent far off the mark on Monday night as they pushed ladder leaders Cronulla to the final whistle.When they played against us in Melbourne last time, they should have beat us so they would have taken a lot of confidence out of that game as they played really well so we need to be better, Proctor said.The team remain hopeful barnstorming winger Marika Koroibete will recover from an ankle injury to play.Proctor said the burly Fijian had been limping around the club but he still backed him to play.He was hobbling around but heals so quick that you never know with Marika, he said. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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