West Virginia's Kevin Brophy (WVU Athletics)

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WVU’s Brophy Perseveres Through Devastating Emotional And Physical Pain

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Nails have nothing on the Brophy family when it comes to toughness.

In late May of 2019, when West Virginia hosted an NCAA regional at Morgantown, Colleen Brophy was there – same as always — to support her son, third baseman Kevin Brophy.

This time, though, something was different.

Colleen, who had already defeated ovarian cancer twice, took her son to lunch. She wore a baggy sweatshirt, hiding from Kevin the fact that she had a chemotherapy bag strapped to her waist.

“I had no clue,” Brophy said.

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