Goodin-Rogers will miss 2013-14 season for UK women's team

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By The Staff

Former Marion County Lady Knight and current University of Kentucky freshman basketball player Kyvin Goodin-Rogers has been diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism and will miss the 2013-14 season, according to a UK press release.

“This condition requires her to be on blood thinners for several months, therefore she will not be available to play this season,” UK women's coach Matthew Mitchell said in the press release. “She came to our senior athletic trainer, Courtney Jones, after suffering from sharp pains in her chest on [Oct 28]. Kyvin’s health is our main concern right now. We are confident we’ll move forward in a positive direction with this challenge.”

Tests at Albert B. Chandler Hospital confirmed that Goodin-Rogers had a blood clot in her lungs, according to the press release.

Goodin-Rogers was expected to be a contributor for the eighth-ranked Wildcats.

She a key member of the Lady Knights team that finished 39-0 and won the 2012-13 state championship. She was also a finalist for Miss Basketball and represented Kentucky on multiple all-star teams.

During her career at Marion County, Goodin-Rogers scored 2,401 point, grabbed 1,663 rebounds, and blocked 463 shots.