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Getting to Know Softball's Freshmen: Megan Betsa
At Michigan ... NFCA Division I Top-10 Finalist Freshman of the Year ... All-Big Ten Second Team (Pitcher, 2014) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 18).
Freshman (2014) ... All-Big Ten Second Team (Pitcher) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 18) ... Regular Season ... Posted a record of 18-4 with a 2.15 ERA ... Led the team in strikeouts with 150 ... Earned the win with 5.1 innings of relief and seven strikeouts against Florida State in game one of the Super Regional (May 22) ... Defeated San Diego State in an elimination game in the Tempe Regional with 5.2 innings pitched (May 17) ... Beat Wisconsin in the Big Ten clinching game on the strength of 10 strikeouts in six innings (May 3) ... Picked up two wins in a double-header, pitched 8.2 innings and gave up three earned runs in the two games against Illinois (Apr. 26) ... Threw 6.0 scoreless innings against Purdue (Apr. 23) ... Pitched 7.0 innings, gave up two earned runs and struck out 11 against Minnesota (Apr. 20) ... Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings against Central Michigan (Apr. 16) ... Threw 6.0 scoreless innings against Michigan State (Apr. 13) ... Pitched 6.0 innings, gave up one earned run and struck out ten batters against Ohio State (Apr. 6) ... Pitched 5.0 innings of no-hit softball and struck out eight batters against Detroit (Apr. 2) ... Allowed three earned runs in 7.0 innings of work with nine strikeouts against UCLA (Mar. 5) ... Pitched 7.0 innings while not giving up a run and striking out eleven batters against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 23) ... Threw 5.0 innings of scoreless ball while giving up three hits against Pittsburgh (Feb. 21) ... Pitched 7.0 innings while giving up no runs and striking out thirteen batters against Central Arkansas (Feb. 15) ... Made collegiate debut against Florida (Feb. 8) ... Pitched 7.0 innings while giving up two earned runs and striking out six batters against South Florida (Feb. 8).
Prep ... Union Grove (2013) ... Coached by Rod Pipkin ... Attended Eagles Landing Christian Academy as a freshman (2008-09) ... Georgia Gatorade Softball Player of the Year (2013) ... Four-time first team All-State ... Two-time Georgia State Player and Pitcher of the Year as a junior and senior (2011-12) ... Dugout Club All-Star Team (2012) ... GALA AAAAA Player of the Year (2012) ... Helped Union Grove to state championship as a senior ... Inducted into the Union Grove High School Hall of Fame (2013) ... Four-time All-Region first team ... Two-time Henry County Athlete of the Year (2010, 2012) ... Helped Eagles Landing Christian Academy to a state title as a freshman (2009) ... Played summer ball with the Atlanta Vipers (2012-13) ... Helped Vipers to the ASA 18 Gold National Championship (2013).
Personal ... Megan Renee Betsa was born on March 7, 1995 ... Daughter of Howard Betsa and Chandra Duncan ... Father Howard played basketball at the University of Tennessee ... Mother Chandra played basketball and volleyball at Central Arkansas ... Has two siblings, Kendel and Brandon ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.