Despite uncertainty around her injury, Lycha Ebon confident she can return this season

first_imgFEU rookie Lycha Ebon. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Far Eastern University’s star rookie Lycha Ebon is set to undergo another MRI scan to fully determine the extent of her knee injuryFEU Athletic Director Mark Molina said on Friday that Ebon, who suffered the injury last on April 24, will be out for another three weeks.ADVERTISEMENT Google Philippines names new country director Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Marck Espejo back in town as overseas grind takes toll on his shoulder Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:19Magalong: Albayalde also got SUV out of ‘agaw bato’ operation in 201301:09Palace: Duterte to attend Asean Summit in Bangkok but with ‘spacing’02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “Lycha will be re-evaluated after the Holy Week and for sure she’ll be out until the 21st of April. Maybe the Monday or Tuesday after Easter she’ll be reevaluated,” said Molina after FEU’s 25-15, 16-25, 12-25, 25-22, 17-15 win over University of the East.“We can’t say for sure what happened to Lycha but we’ll know after three weeks.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsEbon had amassed a total of 115 points before her injury and she was the fifth best scorer in the league at that time.Molina said that Dr. Randy Molo is also hesitant to give a full diagnosis since Ebon’s first MRI was done almost immediately after the game. Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag “He’s seen Lycha he wants to test it after three weeks and then maybe to do another MRI,” said Molina. “We’ll see if she can still play this season.”Ebon us confident that her injury isn’t that severe even though she’s heard people say that it could be a torn anterior cruciate ligament.“I’m not scared and I don’t know why I’m like this even though some people say it might be an ACL injury,” said Ebon in Filipino. “I think it’s not the case because I can still move it around.”If Ebon does recover in time, she’ll miss FEU’s games against University of the Philippines, National University, Ateneo, and University of Santo Tomas.“I will go to therapy and functional stability exercises and whatever the coaches tell me to do I have to do it,” said Ebon. “And yes I’m confident I can come back this season.”ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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