2015_CollegeSigning_SamanthaFruchey_SoftballBluffton High School senior Samantha Fruchey signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Malone University Pioneers, in Canton, Ohio. Sami will join Coach Kathryn Bzdafka and the Pioneer softball team this fall. In her time at Bluffton, Sami has been a standout on the Volleyball and Softball teams, earning all Northwest Conference honors in both sports. Sami’s success also extends beyond athletics. She is an honor roll student, a Northwest Conference Scholar Athlete, and a member of the Northwest Conference Sportsmanship Committee. Samantha also attends Emmanuel United Church of Christ, coaches youth softball pitchers, and works at Chiles-Lehman Funeral Home in Bluffton.

Those present at today’s ceremony:
Kelli Fruchey – Mother
Brad Fruchey – Father
Cole Fruchey – Brother
Tony Rumer – Bluffton’s Head Softball Coach
Mike Frey – Club Softball Coach
Tom & Linda Benroth – Grandparents
Jerry & Nancy Trip – Grandparents
Kim Worcester – Aunt
Terri Baer – Aunt