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Eric Katenda

Bad news for a former Hawk recruit, we wish him the best of luck and recovery from this freak accident.


http://rivals.yahoo.com/highschool/blog/prep_rally/post/Tragic-pickup-hoops-injury-could-cost-recruit-hi?urn=highschool-wp4318

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Sporting News and a handful of other sources, recent high school graduate Eric Katenda, who was expected to play for Notre Dame in the 2011-12 season, may not be able to play on the Notre Dame basketball team because he has gone blind in one of his eyes. Katenda's blindness was caused by an injury sustained in a pickup basketball game in Washington, D.C., where an opponent accidentally hit Katenda's left eye, creating a massive build-up of blood behind his eyeball which eventually severed his optic nerve.

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