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Lady Tigers Sports Teams Suffer Debilitating Injuries

Two University of Memphis Women's athletic teams undergo crushing injuries this week...

The Lady Tigers Soccer team loses Two players for the season to Knee Injuries.

Senior Captain Laura Laufenberg has a Torn ACL...

Junior Forward Melissa Smith has a Torn MCL...

Due to the timing of the injuries, BOTH will be granted an extra year of eligibility.

The Lady Tigers are picked to Three-Peat as Conference USA Champions THIS season..

The U of M opens C-USA play At Southern Miss. Friday.

And in Basketball, Lady Tigers Recruit Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir will miss the upcoming season.

She suffered a Torn ACL in workouts Friday.

Abdul-Qaadir, a Freshman Point Guard, was the Massachusetts Gatorade High School Player of the Year.

She averaged 42-points a game last season.

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