This Week in the NCAA

08/16/2013

This Week in the NCAA 2012This week, the inspiring story of Kaleigh Carpenter, a standout tennis player at Berry College in Georgia.

Kaleigh was born without a left arm, and is the only current NCAA tennis player competing with such a condition. But that didn’t stop her from recording a 16-5 singles record and a 15-6 doubles record during her freshman season for the Vikings.

Our Kevin Kugler talks to Kaleigh about being a student-athlete and the player who inspired her to follow her dreams. It’s all in the latest installment of This Week in the NCAA.

(Listen to This Week in the NCAA for 8/16/13)

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On “This Week in the NCAA,” Kevin Kugler highlights unique stories from around the varied and interesting world of college sports.

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