Beating the Odds

Pictured: Casey King (photo credit: Tim Janz)
Pictured: Casey King (photo credit: Tim Janz)

By: Sean Neidig, sports information graduate assistant

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In many ways, Casey King is like any other college freshman. Coming from a private high school, she enjoys the freedom of not having to wear a uniform every day. Classes are more challenging but she is a good student. Time management is sometimes a test and she admits to oversleeping every once in a while.

There are other ways though in which Casey is not like many others. She is weighing career options that include getting into the competitive and difficult fields of bio-statistics or radiology. She has earned playing time as a midfielder for Capital University Women's Soccer and is tied for second among the team's freshmen in points. She has represented her country on an international stage. And she is deaf.

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Beating the Odds

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