The 6-foot-9 graduate of La Habra High School has averaged 6 points and 3.6 rebounds in his 78-game Titan career that has included 37 starting assignments.
Fischer's symptoms have included sudden periods of a rapidly beating heart and the episodes had become more frequent. If uncorrected, a life-threatening episode eventually would have occurred.
Athletic trainers at CSF have kept an EKG machine at the ready during all Fall practices trying to record an episode so a proper diagnosis could be made. They finally were successful last week.
The Titans play an exhibition game Wednesday night against the EA Sports West All-Stars at 7:05 p.m. in Titan Gym. All youngsters in Halloween costumes will be admitted free of charge and receive a "treat" at the door. CSF fraternities and sororities also are hosting a free "Spook Alley" outside Titan Gym beginning at 6 p.m.
EA Sports features several former Big West Conference players including DeAnthony Langston and Brandon Titus of Long Beach Sate and Ray Kelly of UC Santa Barbara. EA Sports is opening a 10-game schedule that will also see them play San Diego State, Pepperdine, Univ. of San Diego, UCSB, Fresno State, UCLA, California, UNLV and Hawai'i.