Cowgirl Sophomore Watson Out for the Rest of the Season

Sept. 5, 2008


Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball player Chantilly Watson will be out the remainder of the season after rupturing the achilles tendon in her right leg, according to head coach Carrie Yerty.

Watson suffered the injury during a Cowgirl practice this week during the teams' trip to Hawaii. A date for surgery has been set for Monday in Laramie.

A 5-11, sophomore from Spanaway, Wash., she had played in three matches so far this season for the Cowgirls. She was averaging 1.17 kills and almost one block per set. Last season, she played in 17 matches as a true freshman.

"It's an unfortunate injury and we are very disappointed for Chantilly," said Yerty. "Injuries are a part of athletics, but we expect her to make a full recovery."

The rehabilitation process should take approximately six months, and she is expected to make a full and complete recovery.