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ETSU's Belcher to miss remainder of season
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Belcher, who just finished rehabbing from left knee surgery in the off-season, went down with an ACL injury in her other knee during the second half against
"Whenever you lose a player, let alone a starter, it makes things difficult," commented Kemp. "In Tish's case, it's even more devastating, because she worked so hard rehabbing her other knee all summer and preseason to come back for her final year. Her presence will definitely be missed, both on offense and defense. Now our other post players need to step up and fill that void."
The reigning Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year was coming off her most productive season in 2008-09, as Belcher averaged 11.9 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.9 steals in 31 starts. Belcher was also looking to join teammates Siarre Evans (
Belcher is on pace to receive her degree in May and has a red-shirt available; however, it has yet to be determined if it will be used.
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