From The Players

In this episode of "From The Players," we are joined by Kelsey O’Connor, a former NC State softball player who turned a challenging end to her athletic career into a new beginning. O’Connor's journey is not just about sports; it's a powerful story of resilience, identity, and making an impact beyond the field.

Kelsey O’Connor Turns Medically Retiring Into Motivational Speaking Highlights:
  • Stories on how Kelsey fell in love with the game of softball and made it to her dream school, NC State.
  • Kelsey O'Connor shares her experience dealing with her third concussion and the tough decision to medically retire.
  • Learn how Kelsey transitioned from being a collegiate athlete to a motivational speaker.
  • Kelsey shares insights on how athletes can distinguish their self-worth from their sports achievements.
  • Find out how Kelsey is currently involved in social work for athletes at NC State, helping others navigate their challenges.
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Sydney Supple
NU softball #26 & Medill Journalist | Writer & Reporter: @cbssports @voiceinsport @uncutnu
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What is From The Players?

From The Players is a show hosted by Sydney Supple. Sydney is here for all of you past, present, and future players. This podcast is a place where we keep it real and hear from athletes about who they are beneath the jersey and off the field.

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