UA softball: Fowler to have back surgery

2012-09-28T14:52:00Z 2012-09-28T16:23:54Z UA softball: Fowler to have back surgeryArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 28, 2012 2:52 pm  • 

Arizona senior softball pitcher Kenzie Fowler will have back surgery next week and should be ready for the 2013 season, the UA says.

Fowler will have a procedure to mend a herinated disc in her back that's caused her leg and foot numbness for the last nine months. Extensive rehabilitation has offered only temporary relief, UA coach Mike Candrea said in a news release.

Doctors will perform a microscopic lumbar discectomy next week, and she is expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2013 season, the UA said in the release.

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