Ex-Sacred Heart student's case pushed back to July

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A former Sacred Heart University student accused of lying about being raped by two football players was expected in court Monday, but the appearance was rescheduled.

Nikki Yovino’s case was pushed back to July 14.

Yovino was expected to decide on a plea deal offer that calls for a two-year prison sentence.

Yovino's lawyer says she stands by her account that she was sexually assaulted in a bathroom at an off-campus party back in October.

The players say the incident was consensual.

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