Lady Raider Battle expected to have surgery
Lady Raider star Amber Battle is expected to have surgery after she was hit in the face by an incoming Tech football player following an incident Saturday at Texas Tech’s recreation center, the Avalanche-Journal has learned.
During a basketball game, freshman cornerback Nigel Bethel II reportedly punched Battle in the face, breaking a bone.
Blayne Beal, a Tech spokesman, confirmed there was an incident between two student athletes Saturday afternoon at the recreation center. Beal said campus officials are gathering information from both parties.