The accused men said it was consensual – and due to conflicting witness reports, prosecutors and police in Bridgeport, Connecticut agreed.
Later, she said she felt pressured by the cop who interviewed her to confess to lying: "He kept telling me how what I was saying wasn't true ... just admit it and all of this will go away.”
Facing up to six years in prison, she took a plea deal to spend a year behind bars.
A branch of the National Coalition for Men tweeted: "Hey #MeToo, one down, a couple thousand more to go."
Right-wing blogs argued this was one of many false rape reports to come from a "witch-hunt frenzy" on college campuses under the Obama administration's Title IX rules.
Though never charged with a crime, the men ended up leaving school to avoid expulsion.
According to Betsy DeVos, "one sexual assault is one too many, and one falsely accused individual is one too many." buzzfeed.com/tylerkingkade/…