UK gymnast hospitalized with neck injury

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Associated Press

Posted on August 26, 2012 at 3:00 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A senior gymnast at the University of Kentucky has been hospitalized with a neck injury.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports (http://bit.ly/RkR58t) that Caitlyn Ciokajlo suffered a neck injury during conditioning exercises on Friday. She was treated immediately on site by an athletic trainer before being rushed to the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Athletics spokesman Evan Crane said the 5-foot-3 senior from Brooklyn, Mich., is doing well and able to move all of her extremities. Her long-term prognosis is good.

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Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com

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