College softball: Former Benton star Saintignan receives championship ring at SAU


Staff Reports

Former Benton star Hallie Saintignan helped Southern Arkansas win the school’s first outright Great American Conference championship last spring.

Saintignan and her teammates received their championship rings during a ceremony on Oct. 20.

The Lady Muleriders went 60-11 overall and 38-6 in conference play. They won the Central Region tournament and advanced to the NCAA Division II national semifinals.

Saintignan, a freshman outfielder last season, started 51 games and played in 63. She batted .278 with three doubles, one home run and 13 RBI.

Saintignan was a multi-year All-Parish selection at Benton.

— Photo by Breanna Johnson, SAU Sports Photographer