June 19, 2014
MADISON, S.D. – The Dakota State University softball team added a local name to its 2015 roster, head coach Ken Prorok announced this week.
Sara Erickson comes from Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School where she was named to South Dakota High School Fastpitch Softball All-Tournament Team. She batted .444 with a slugging percentage of .667, tallying four doubles, three triples and a home run in 19 games for the Rough Riders. She was a member of the RHS softball team that earned runner-up honors at 2013 State 'AA' Tournament.
Erickson, an outfielder, is a member of the summer traveling team Diamonds Gold of Sioux Falls, S.D. that participated in numerous tournaments. She was recognized in the USSSA 2011 Edition: The Best Players in USSSA.
Erickson received numerous academic honors for her success in the classroom and was a member of the National Honor Society. She was involved with the Church Youth Works Summer Mission Trip during her high school career. She also was involved in band.
Sara is the daughter of Jeff and Carmen Erickson of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director