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Former UK women’s soccer player leaves game after collision, is okay

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Former Kentucky women’s soccer player Arin Gilliland left her Chicago Red Stars’ game after a scary collision with a Seattle Reign FC player on Saturday.

Gilliland was immediately taken to the hospital for further evaluations. All test came back negative.

The Chicago Red Stars released a statement on her injury:

During the Red Stars home game on Saturday, July 14, Arin Gilliland left the match in the 38th minute and was immediately transferred by ambulance to the local hospital for evaluation of a cervical spine injury. Following the tests, all x-rays came back normal.

At this time, she is currently resting and will be reevaluated by a team doctor.

This is the play where it happened:

The BBN wishes you a speedy and healthy recovery, Arin!


Article written by Kindsey Bernhard

Lover of dogs, sports and beer. @kindseybernhard

3 Comments for Former UK women’s soccer player leaves game after collision, is okay

  1. Kychopsticks
    3:17 pm July 15, 2018 Permalink

    That headline was terribly labeled. I was so confused I had to click the link. #keepusguessing

  2. Greatcatfan
    4:46 pm July 15, 2018 Permalink

    She doesn’t just play the game she is the game.

  3. MegatonRange
    6:33 pm July 15, 2018 Permalink

    Terrible, terrible collision….so bad that the camera just kept following the ball…..I guess they couldn’t stand the on-field carnage. I mean really, as a kid playing backyard sports, I’d take 3 or 4 collisions worse than that every weekend.