Forza Carosone: Emily Carosone 'blessed' to make Olympic debut

Jul 20, 2021 578

BY: Greg Ostendorf

Emily Carosone has played in the Women’s College World Series … twice. It was her clutch piece of hitting that secured first place for Team Italy in the 2021 European Championship earlier this month. But she’s about to embark on what might be the crowning achievement of her career to this point – the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

“Going to the Olympics, you have six teams with 15 people on them. That's 90 people in the whole entire world, and I'm one of those 90,” Carosone. “It doesn't make sense to me. It really doesn't. I remember staying up at night thinking, ‘Why me? What was it about me?’ And I believe that it's just to give glory to God. I really do.

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