Wednesday , Mar , 01 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Colonials’ Mensah-Bonsu has successful surgery

=== Colonials’ Mensah-Bonsu has successful surgery ===

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – George Washington senior forward Pops
Mensah-Bonsu underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee
Tuesday to remove a small portion of cartilage from his medial meniscus.

Mensah-Bonsu sustained the injury in the first half of the Colonials’ 77-65
win over La Salle, and will miss his second straight game Wednesday night when
GW squares off against St. Bonaventure.

“In consultation with (George Washington team physician) Dr. Kenneth Fine, we
came to the mutual agreement that an arthroscopic procedure was imminent,”
said renowned sports orthopedist Dr. James Andrews, who performed the

“We anticipate a rapid rehab and full recovery and we expect he will be ready
for the NCAA tournament.”

The London, England native is second on the team in scoring this season with
13.1 points per game, and leads the Colonials in both rebounding (7.1) and
shooting percentage (57.2).