By: Jeremy Scott
Sarah (Betts) VonSeggern was recently inducted into the Bluffton Hall of fame for her accomplishments in softball. This individual honor is in addition to her 2004 Softball team being inducted in 2004.
As a softball player Sarah was named first team All-HCAC all four seasons of her career. She also achieved first team CoSIDA Academic All-Region in 2004, and second team CoSIDA All-America. In addition, Sarah was named the HCAC’s most valuable player, first team NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-Region, and third team NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America in 2004.
Over four years, Sarah’s stats spoke for themselves. She threw 80 complete games, winning 60 of them while holding a 1.37 ERA and holding opponents to a .176 batting average.
In 645.1 innings pitched, she was responsible for 749 strike outs while allowing 414 hits.
As a hitter, Sarah held a .223 batting average, scoring 24 runs on 41 hits. Sarah also hold multiple single season records including a .74 ERA, .146 opponent batting average, 9.14 strike outs per seven innings, 25 wins, 29 complete games, 209 innings pitched, 11 shutouts, and 273 strikeouts.
Sarah Graduated in 2006 with a double major in chemistry and physics. Sarah currently lives in Archbold with her husband Charles and two daughters, Olivia and Zoey. Sarah is currently a chemistry teacher at Archbold schools.
Jeremy can be reached at email@example.com