Hnida finds peace in telling story

By writing about her horrors at Colorado, Katie Hnida is again leading the way for women, writes Jemele Hill.

Updated: December 8, 2006, 9:04 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Katie Hnida, the first woman to score in a Division I-A college football game, is doing just fine. I, on the other hand, am not.

I am amazed at her confidence, stunned at how peaceful she seems. This, I have read, all comes after a torturous journey. She was harassed, raped and doubted. She was marginalized and discounted. Resurrection wasn't easy, either.

I am wrestling with the enormity of her story. She has done this before. I have not. Hnida, a former walk-on kicker at Colorado ...

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