VIDEO: Florida Southern pitcher gives up homerun on last career pitch, carries opponent around bases

During a Tampa Bay area college softball game this weekend, a lesson in grace and doing the right thing was caught on camera.
 
Florida Southern College senior pitcher Chelsea Oglevie chose to sacrifice what was best for her team to do what her heart told her to do.
 
Even though the final score of the game did not go in her favor, she's a winner with a message.
 
ABC Action News met Oglevie as she took the mound on Monday to relive the very last pitch of her very long softball career. 
 
But it's what happened Saturday against Eckerd College that has people talking.
 
Kara Oberer injured herself earlier in the game, but she stepped up to the plate again.
 
"It was a 2-2 count.  We'd been battling all day," Oglevie said. "My emotions are running high. I have two outs, two strikes in hopefully my last inning to get the win. I throw a rise ball out.”
 
The pitch was thrown. Kara hit a three-run homer.  
 
But it was just after Kara left the plate when things took a dramatic turn.
 
"My knee was so locked up and every time I tried to move it, that's when the terrible pain came," said Oberer.
 
"It wasn't until she got about the middle of first and second base that I realized she wasn't OK and she was sobbing," Oglevie said.
 
"As soon as I reached first, I knew I couldn't go anywhere else myself," Oberer said.
 
It's what happened next that brought people in the stands to tears.
 
"Leah and I both met her and took her around the bases," said Oglevie.
 
And they actually didn't have to. Six years ago, to the date, a similar scene unfolded during a another college softball game-- leading to rule changes that would have given Eckerd the win.
 
"So many emotions were crossing my mind. I didn't know how to react,” she said. “All I knew is we were doing the right thing."
 
"They could have put in a pitch runner so she could finish, but we had gotten to her so quick that her coaches didn't need to make that decision."
 
Kara's hit sealed Eckerd's first-ever winning season.
 
"(It was a) pretty special moment for our team. Considering it's our first winning season over 500, ever. So it's pretty big," Oberer said.
 
While the final score will always read 4-2 in Eckerd's favor, it’s really integrity that wins.
 
"I think it’s character really,"  Tara said.
 
"It really didn't cross our minds that we were doing anything significant. It was just second nature. Any person who respects and honors the game should reach out a hand and do what we did," Oglevie said.
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