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Minnesota Lynx rookie Jessica Shepard tears ACL in right knee, will miss rest of season

Published on June 9, 2019

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From the team:

The Minnesota Lynx today announced that an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) taken at Mayo Clinic in Minneapolis revealed that Lynx forward Jessica Shepard has a torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) in her right knee. Shepard, who will have surgery at a to-be-determined date, will miss the remainder of the season. Further updates as to Shepard’s progress will be issued when more information becomes available.

The injury occurred during yesterday’s 89-85 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks.

In her first WNBA season, Shepard averaged 4.8 points, 5,7 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 18.7 minutes per game.

This post is part of the thread: 2019 WNBA Season – an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline for more context on this post.


 

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