Wednesday, September 16, 2009
An article by Mechelle Voepel for her old newspaper, the Kansas City Star, implies that Lehning will play in the playoffs:
Lehning laughed through the ache as she said that. Her coach, Marynell Meadors, acknowledges that when the collision happened, she feared a serious head or neck injury. Thankfully, it wasn’t that. But Lehning — who didn’t return in that game — still has an injured left shoulder that leaves her availability for tonight’s WNBA playoff opener with Detroit as a game-time decision.
“It’s going to take something pretty significant to keep me out,” Lehning said. “Tape it up and play.”
Meadors said, “She’s pretty banged-up. But she’s just a tough kid. Oh my goodness, is she tough.”
I doubt that Lehning is going to play. If she does play, we're going to have to give her a nickname. Like "True Grit" or something.