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LePeilbet to have ACL surgery, miss 6-8 months

Amy LePeilbet will miss six-to-eight months following left ACL surgery. (Photo Copyright: Meg Linehan, Equalizer Soccer)

U.S. women’s national team defender Amy LePeilbet will have surgery on her left ACL and miss six-to-eight months, the Chicago Red Stars announced on Monday.

Since LePeilbet was one of the U.S. players allocated to Chicago, the Red Stars will be able to sign a fifth free agent, just like the Western New York Flash.

The news likely means LePeilbet will miss out on the entire inaugural National Women’s Soccer League season.

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