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UTEP’s Jenzel Nash to miss 2014-15 season due to pregnancy

Published on August 13, 2014


Texas-El Paso junior guard Jenzel Nash posted a photo and message on Instagram Wednesday that indicates she is pregnant. She was the team’s second leading scoring during the 2013-14 season.

UTEP head coach Keitha Adams issue the following statement:

“We are aware of Jenzel’s medical situation. She will not be playing basketball this year but there is more to college athletics than what she does on the court. It is also about her health, well-being, success in the classroom and ultimately in life.”

The message that accompanied the Instagram photo of Nash’s ultrasound images:

“I guess it’s about time to let the world know about my new little bundle of joy Zion Martez Yelder :) I was never hiding him btw… my basketball career is not over!!! I’m just sitting out this season.”

Nash also missed the 2012-13 season due to a torn ACL.

UTEP finished a banner season 29-8 after falling to Rutgers in the WNIT championship game. The Miners will tip off the 2014-15 regular season with a home contest against cross-border rival New Mexico State on Nov. 14.


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