Tigerville, S.C.- North Greenville Athletic Director Jan McDonald announced the hiring of Sarah Hall, a former standout at Samford University as the new head softball coach at North Greenville University.
After graduating from Mauldin High School in 2000, Hall went on to play college softball at Samford University in Birmingham Alabama. Hall graduated from Samford in 2004. Following her graduation, she began her coaching career as head coach at a private school in Alabama. Hall moved back to the Upstate this past year to take an assistant coaching job at Mauldin.
“We are excited to have Sarah as the new softball coach at North Greenville” Jan McDonald said “she is young and will bring new energy to the program”.
Hall will replace McDonald who served as interim head coach last season after the passing of coach Buster Sturkey in February of 2008.
“I am so excited to be part of North Greenville” Hall says, “It is so neat to be in a place that truly puts God first in everything they do. I am excited about the team and what God has for us this year.” Hall also has high expectations for the team in the 2009-2010 season. “My goal for this years team is not only to have a successful season, but for them to truly learn the game of softball and to grow as a team.”
Hall will have seven seniors to work with this season from a team that went 18-18 last season.
Hall will lead her team into action for the first time on September 18-19 in a preseason tournament at Byrnes High School in Duncan, SC. The team will wrap its preseason with a tournament at Furman University on October 9-11.