Homestead’s Nadia Bedwell overcomes cerebral palsy to earn college scholarship for soccer

Homestead’s Nadia Bedwell overcomes cerebral palsy to earn college scholarship for soccer


AFTER COMPLICATIONS WITH WALKING AS A YOUNG CHILD… THE HOMESTEAD SOCCER PLAYER WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CEREBRAL PALSY… NOW SHE’LL TAKE THE NEXT STEP IN HER CAREER BY SIGNING TO PLAY IN COLLEGE… ANDY MCDONNELL HAS MORE… ((NADIA BEDWELL HAS BIG SHOES TO FILL EVEN IN HER SIZE 4 CLEATS. THE HOMESTEAD MIDFIELDER IS SET TO SIGN HER LETTER OF INTENT TO EVANGEL UNIVERSITY IN SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI. IT’S A DREAM SHE’S HAD NEARLY SINCE SHE COULD WALK WHICH WAS DIFFICULT IN AND OF ITSELF. AFTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH A MILD CASE OF CEREBRAL PALSY AT A YOUNG AGE BEDWELL NEEDED INJECTIONS AND A TRICKY SURGERY TO LOOSEN HER ACHILLES TENDON IN HER HEEL. THANKS IN LARGE PART TO HER POSITIVITY EVEN THE ADDITIONAL STRETCHING AND EXTRA WORK NEVER SLOWED THE SPARTANS CAPTAIN DOWN. ANDY MCDONNELL. NEWSCHANNEL 15. )) NADIA AND HOMESTEAD OFF TO A GREAT START THIS SEASON… THE SPARTANS ARE 3-1-AND-1 SO FAR… THEY PLAY AT WARSAW TONIGHT…

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