If I were at a bigger school, I feel like I would just be a number on the roster instead of a player.
As the daughter of a baseball player, I was introduced to the sport of softball early on. Softball was the first sport in which she ever competed.
Now, I currently play on Ripon’s women’s softball team.
Beccah enjoys a balanced life as an athlete and student. She credits this balance to Ripon’s status as a Division III school. Being Division III means that Ripon College offers shorter practice times and does not offer athletic scholarships, meaning sports are there only for the enjoyment of students. The incentive is a passion to play. Learn more about athletics here.
"We go to every sporting event and cheer on Ripon! Our athletic department is strong and full of enthusiasm for Ripon.”
Being an athlete at Ripon has another benefit — a strong community of passionate players. First and foremost, I would say we are hard-working. You always see other athletes working really hard whether they'd be in season or off season. We are always improving and getting stronger.
"I'm ready to settle down and start living my life that Ripon College has been preparing me for and to start changing the lives of children one student at a time!"
Beccah hopes to keep athletics in her life after graduation and to bring that passion to others. She aspires to become a gym teacher and better the lives of children.