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Senior guard injures knee

10/29/2003 - Georgia Bulldogs

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia senior guard Tina Taylor will likely miss the season after tearing a ligament in her left knee in practice.

Taylor tore her anterior cruciate ligament on Sunday and will
need the fourth knee surgery of her career. She tore the ACL in her
right knee in high school and has since had two additional
operations on that knee.

"Seeing Tina endure yet another injury is painful for all of
us," coach Andy Landers said Wednesday. "She was going to play an
important role. She had worked hard in the past year, especially in
the offseason, to get to that point."

Taylor, a fifth-year senior, was one of three Lady Bulldogs to
play in all 31 games last season. She made five starts and played a
career-high 36 minutes in Georgia's loss to Duke in the NCAA
regional semifinals.