Rogers diagnosed with rare heart condition

October 2, 2009 1:27:29 PM PDT
UC Berkeley officials say freshman basketball standout Tierra Rogers has been diagnosed with a rare heart condition and won't be able to play with the team.

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Rogers went to Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep in San Francisco. Her father was shot dead while attending one of her games there last year.

Last Monday, she collapsed after practice and that's when her heart condition was discovered.

Doctors at UCSF implanted a defibrillator in Rogers on Thursday. They're also taking other steps to reduce her risks of a heart attack.

Rogers led Sacred Heart to a perfect 33-0 season and a state title.

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