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Injury doesn't slow Melissa Jones

Even with impaired vision, senior guard sets tone for Baylor

Originally Published: March 9, 2011
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said that in the last week or so, she has briefly shut one eye while doing things, just to give herself an idea of how the world has looked to senior guard Melissa Jones since Feb. 27.

That day, Jones hit her head diving for a ball in a victory over Oklahoma. Ever since, she has had impaired vision in her right eye, the result of swelling around her optic nerve. Doctors have assured Jones that with time, her vision will return ...

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