Feb. 14, 2007
LOS ANGELES - Senior infielder/left fielder Ashley Herrera has been diagnosed with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), it was announced today. She will be forced to miss the remainder of the 2007 season. Herrera suffered the injury on a sixth-inning single during the Bruins first game of the season, a 1-0 loss to Texas.
Surgery to repair the injury is scheduled to take place on March 2. Herrera plans to apply to the Pacific-10 Conference for a medical hardship and use her final season of eligibility in 2008.