2006-07 Softball
Sarah Backe

HOMETOWNFlossmoor, Ill.

Senior - Returns as one of the top starters in the Eagles' pitching rotation.

Junior - Received 2006 All-ICAA Second Team honors...Started 16 games for the Eagles...Made 24 appearances...Went 11-0 with an impresssive ERA of 0.89...Recorded 55 strikeouts...Did not allow a homerun all season...Pitched six complete games with two shutouts...Picked up three saves which were good for a tie at No. 26 in the nation...Held opponents to .200 batting average...Also spent some time in the outfield...Hit .231 with 12 hits, one homer, and four RBI

Sophomore - Posted a 4-1 record with 1.53 ERA at Indian River C.C.

Freshman - Played at Division II Barry University.

Prep - Four-year performer at Homewood Flossmoor High school…All Area...All State

Achievements - 2006 Independents Collegiate Athletic Association Division II All-Second Team

Personal - Sarah Backe is majoring in Education…Favorite sports movie is Miracle…Favorite sports moment was National’s in 2005 with IRCC and getting 2nd…Favorite sport to watch is baseball…If she were stranded on an island she would like to have matches or a lighter…The one person she would most like to meet is Ozzie Guillen…If she had one wish it would be to win Nationals at FGCU both years…The one place she would most like to visit is Hawaii…Her career aspiration is to become a teacher…The daughter of Kimberly and Gerald.