Sherry Tegarden Flecksteiner
Year Inducted: 2009
Sherry Tegarden Flecksteiner was a versatile performer that was a steadying force in transitioning the Bruin program from NAIA to NCAA Division I play. During her career, Sherry was named All-TCAC team and All-Independent Section teams in 1996 and 1997 and served as co-captain of the softball team during the transition to NCAA Division I.
She was named Most Valuable Player in 1999 after leading the team from a five-win inaugural season to its first winning season in the NCAA era.
Her career highlights include pitching a perfect game against Tennessee State and being named the first Tennessee College Athlete of the Week. She ranks first in career runs scored (128) and ranks second in career hits (166), triples (15), and stolen bases (49). Also the standard bearer for a myriad of single-season records, Tegarden Flecksteiner ranks in the top-four all-time at Belmont in a staggering 13 categories.