SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Sherri “Lynnie” France was the most effective girls’s softball hitters on this planet – that includes legendary 400-foot tape-measure photographs. A 1980 graduate of Melbourne Excessive College, she performed softball and basketball for the Bulldogs and likewise performed school basketball at Valdosta State and Florida Tech. (Video produced in 2012)
SHERRI FRANCE – 2012 INDUCTEE
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Sherri “Lynnie” France was the most effective girls’s softball hitters on this planet – that includes legendary 400-foot tape-measure photographs.
She will be able to hit to all fields and can also be a slick-fielding outfielder. A dominant newbie softball participant for many years, she was additionally honored with induction into the USSSA Nationwide Softball Corridor of Fame.
France was a senior recreation supervisor for town of Melbourne, Florida, on the Grant Road Neighborhood Heart.
A 1980 graduate of Melbourne Excessive College, she performed softball and basketball for the Bulldogs and likewise performed school basketball at Valdosta State and Florida Tech.
Throughout her highschool profession, France led Mel Excessive to the Class 3A state title in basketball throughout her senior yr with the Bulldogs below coach Cassie Macias.
After graduating from Melbourne Excessive College, France earned a basketball scholarship at Valdosta State.
She additionally starred for the Florida Tech Panthers, averaging 28.5 factors a recreation to guide all Division II gamers in the course of the 1993-1994 season, and averaged 14.7 rebounds a recreation – adequate for fourth within the nation.
ASA ALL-TIME TEAM
The previous standout prep and school basketball and softball participant has since earned quite a few newbie softball World Collection championships with UPI TPS in 1995, UPI Kinder in 1998, ABP Kinder Sharks in 2000, Armstrong Ceiling Woman Rebels in 2003, Lengthy Haul Sufficient Mentioned Easton Tanel in 2006 and the Kinder Sharks in 2009.
In 2009, France was named to the All-World Collection staff in 1998 and in 2009. She was the World Collection MVP in 1995 and 2000.
In Black Softball Circuit motion, France has hit eye-popping 400-foot dwelling runs and was a member of a staff that gained Black Softball Circuit World titles in three consecutive years from 2001 to 2003.
France has been named to the post-Nineties Beginner Softball Affiliation of America Crew of the Decade and obtained honorable point out standing for the ASA Girls’s All-Time Crew.
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