Immediate Release –Sports
November 15, 2017
Bettinger named Buckeye Charters Athlete of Distinction for October
Dayton, OH – The Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Sophomore Sarah Bettinger (SO – Anna H.S.) has received the Buckeye Charters Student-Athlete of Distinction Award for the month of October.
Each month the Athletic Department in conjunction with Buckeye Charters, will select a Student-Athlete that has been a leader in all three categories; Community Service, Classroom and Competition – also known as the 3 C’s.
This month we would like to honor Sophomore Sara Bettinger of the Volleyball team. Sara has been active with the team this fall in the community and continues to lead the way in the Classroom.
She was a member of the 2016-17 Sinclair Volleyball team that earned a prestigious team honor of NJCAA All-Academic Team for an overall team GPA of over 3.0 for the year.
The sophomore has been a leader on the court helping the Pride to a 23-12 overall record and a 11-5 conference mark, landing the Pride tied for 2nd place and a berth in the NJCAA Regional Tournament.
Sara earned not only 1st team all-conference but also 1st team all NJCAA region 12 honors. She finished an outstanding career ranked 4th at Sinclair with 742 kills and 4th with 109 service aces. She is the first Sinclair player to register 50 or more service aces in back to back season since 1999. She is only the fifth player in Sinclair history to record over 700 kills & 600 digs.
Special thanks go out to Buckeye Charters for this award that honors those student-athletes that are great in the three C’s. Buckeye Charters have been providing quality and reliable transportation for student-athletes around the region as well as many other groups for over 22 years. They have proven over the many years of partnership with the athletic department that they also value the commitment to high standards, and this is why we are pleased to name this monthly award: The Buckeye Charters Student-Athlete of Distinction