USU Women’s Basketball’s Chelsea Burns Medically Disqualified

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State women’s basketball junior guard/forward Chelsea Burns has been medically disqualified due to a knee injury. The injury is similar to the one that kept her out of the entire 2009-10 season.Burns, a native of Carlsbad, Calif, started the first four games of the season and played in five this season. She averaged 10.8 minutes. 0.8 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.The junior has been diagnosed with an osteochondral defect and a meniscus tear and will have knee surgery on December 15.Burns will graduate at the end of the fall semester with a degree in law and constitutional studies and will begin her master’s of education next semester.Utah State will return to action on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. against Idaho State in Pocatello. The Aggies are 5-3 this season and are looking to snap a two-game losing streak.Aggie basketball tickets will be available by contacting the USU Athletics Ticket Office at (435) 797-0305 or at 1-888-U-STATE-1 (1-888-878-2831) for more information or visit the Utah State athletics web site at www.UtahStateAggies.com.Fans can follow USU women’s basketball at http://twitter.com/Aggiehoops and Utah State athletics at http://twitter.com/USUAthletics.

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