Source: Dainik Bhaskar (24-July-2019)

Carson Pickett on life as a one-handed professional footballer

Carson Pickett

Carson Pickett (born September 15, 1993) is an American soccer defender who currently plays for Orlando Pride of the NWSL. Raised in Fleming Island on the northeastern coast of Florida near Jacksonville, Pickett attended St. Johns Country Day School and won 3 state championships with the soccer team. In 2012, she was named Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the state of Florida and 2012 Florida Times-Union First Coast Player of the Year. Pickett was born without a left forearm and hand, a fact many reporters have highlighted throughout her career. Pickett attended Florida State University from 2012 to 2015 where she played soccer for the Florida State Seminoles and was a four-year starting defender. In 2014, she led the Seminoles to their first NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship anchoring a defense that allowed no goals throughout the tournament.

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