Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of a 2019 Sandusky Perkins High School senior to their softball team. Dessa Dubbert has signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles.
Dubbert is a four-year letter winner for the Pirates softball team, as well as a three-year letter winner on the PHS volleyball team. In softball she has been named to the First and Second Teams of the Sandusky Bay Conference (SBC), led the conference with the Most Homeruns as a junior, served as team captain, and has also earned her school's Offensive Award as a sophomore and junior. In volleyball, she was named Most Improved player in her junior season and served as a team captain as a senior. Dubbert is also a member of the Bio Club, Student Council, Pirates 4 Peers, Move to Stand and 2nd & 7 organizations at Perkins High School.
She has a lengthy record of community service and has helped children learn the basics at volleyball camps, volunteers at the Erie County Humane Society, visits hospitalized and long-term care patients through Glamour Gals and performed house cleaning and lawn care for the less fortunate in her community.
"Dessa comes to us with quite an impressive personal and athletic resume," said Chuck Peach, Head Softball Coach for Kent State Tuscarawas. "She exhibits the highest qualities of a very mature and community-based young woman and happens to be a very accomplished athlete as well. We welcome her as a member of the KSU Tuscarawas Campus Community and know that she will be a great asset to our school and team."
Kent State Tuscarawas is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).