USC cheerleader suffers concussion during Kentucky game
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – South Carolina cheerleader Lauren West was injured during the first quarter of Saturday night's South Carolina-Kentucky football game.
West received medical care immediately from Carolina's medical staff and was stabilized as a precaution, according to university officials.
"West had movement in all her body parts and was further evaluated at a local Kentucky hospital and released," the university said in a statement.
West was reevaluated Sunday morning by team physicians and was still sore and was additionally diagnosed with a concussion.
Team physicians will continue to follow her daily and follow South Carolina Sports Medicine concussion protocols before she is cleared to resume cheerleading, according to university officials.
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