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Lyssi Brewer has successful surgery

Lady Vol junior forward Alyssia Brewer had surgery Friday to repair a tear to her Achilles tendon that was injured in an off-the-court incident when a candle base broke in her off-campus apartment.

The injury occurred last month on Aug. 19 - the day individual workouts began - and Alyssia Brewer was held out of the early sessions after getting stitches on the back of her lower left leg from the cut. Brewer, a 6'3 junior forward from Sapulpa, Okla., tried to return to the court on a limited basis but was unable to complete an hour-long session because of discomfort. She was completely held... Recommended Stories

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