Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

K-State's Karyla Middlebrook Ends Career Due to Injuries

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

K-State's Karyla Middlebrook Ends Career Due to Injuries

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MANHATTAN -- Karyla Middlebrook, a senior point guard on the Kansas State women's basketball team, has ended her playing career and will serve as a student assistant coach the remainder of the season, Wildcats coach Jeff Mittie announced Thursday.

Middlebrook played only four games this season due to ankle and Achilles' injuries.

"After a long offseason with five surgeries, that is a tough task for anybody to come back from," Middlebrook said. "After seeing that I wasn't progressing the way we were hoping and my ankle and Achilles were getting a little worse after these last couple of games, we all sat down and made the decision.

"Obviously, it is not the way you want to end your career, especially being a fifth-year senior. I was really looking forward to this last season, but that is how the cards were dealt."

Middlebrook, a Blue Springs, Mo. …

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