Congratulations, Tori Beachum! Division 1 Softball Scholarship to SIUE

Post date: Nov 19, 2014 4:19:55 PM

Congratulations to Victoria Beachum! Tori signed a National Letter of Intent to accept an NCAA Division 1 softball scholarship offer from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville on November 18th in a ceremony at East Alton-Wood River High School.

Victoria is the first-ever female Division 1 athlete from East Alton-Wood River High School. Tori holds the single season strikeout record and will likely break the career record her senior year. Victoria also holds the single game record for strikeouts with 24. She led her team last season with a .403 avg., a .535 OBP, and .493 slugging. Victoria has been named a two-time All-State selection by the Illinois Softball Coaches Association, all-area by the Alton Telegraph and Belleville News-Democrat, and two-time team MVP. Victoria has also played select softball for the Collinsville Extreme and competed at the Gold Nationals in Oklahoma.

We are extremely proud of Tori and congratulate her on her success!

Below is a link to the Alton Daily News article on Tori's signing along with radio interviews of Tori, her father, Mike, and her high school coach, Dana Emerick.

Alton Daily News article complete with audio interviews.