Nov. 21, 2006
Lipscomb softball coach Kristin Peck has announce the signing of Megan Rottler from Ste. Genevieve, Mo.
Rottler is a shortstop, but can also play other roles in the infield or outfield. She is expected to contribute in the outfield for the Lady Bisons. She bats and throws right-handed.
She has been homeschooled. Her summer softball team is the St, Louis Sluggers. Her accomplishments with her travel team are lengthy.
In 2002 she was named Outstanding Defensive Player in the USSSA World Series.
In 2003 she played with the 14-U St. Louis Sluggers, batting more than .300 for the season. Her team played in the AFA Nationals and finished ninth in the Pony Express Nationals. She also played for the 18-U St. Louis Sluggers team in 2003.
She batted .380 for the Sluggers 16-U team in 2004. The team finished 17th in the AFA Nationals. They also played in the ASA Nationals. Rottler was against added to the Sluggers 18-U roster, playing third base, shortstop and the outfield. She participated in the Kirkwood College Exposure Tournament and the Ronald McDonald College Exposure Tournament. She also played second base in Houston, Tex,, for the Missouri Renegades 18-U Gold Team.
Rottler played for both the 16-U and 18-U Sluggers teams in 2005. She played in the Colorado Fireworks College Exposure Tournament. She also played in the 18-U Gold Nationals in Salinas, Calif. and played second base for the 18-U Gold Missouri Renegades. In the AFA 16-U Nationals in Olatha, Kans., the Sluggers finished 17th.
In 2006 she played for the Illinois Southern Force. "I chose Lipscomb because it is an NCAA Division I program and a Christian school," Rottler said. "I really liked the campus."
She is the daughter of Christine and Steve Rottler.