Inductees First Limestone High School and then Arizona State University received the benefit of Jodi Rathbun's softball and basketball talent.
From 1979 through 1982 she was a standout in both sports at Limestone.
She forged a career .474 batting average in softball, striking out only seven times in 262 at-bats while playing every position in the field. She was a three time Mid-State 10 all-conference selection and a 1981 special mention all-stater.
In basketball she led Limestone to four sectional title games and two Elite Eight appearances. She was a two-time consensus all-stater and a three time Mid-State 10 all-conference pick.
Her 1,119 points in her senior year is currently a state record and her 56 points against Rock Island is an area single game record. She scored 2,547 career points. She was also a two-time all-state selection in volleyball.
At Arizona State she was a four-year starting guard for the Sun Devils and currently is the all-time assist leader with 441, ranks seventh in career scoring with 1,194 points and seventh in free throw accuracy at .771.
She was named to the first team All-Pac West team as an outfielder, hitting .416 and .385 her final two seasons.
After graduating from Arizona State she played on several amateur softball teams in the midwest, retiring from active play this past summer. [written 2001]
First Limestone High School and then Arizona State University received the benefit of Jodi Rathbun's softball and basketball talent.
|1981 Outstanding Tri-County Sports Figure|
Betsy had the kind of day runners dream about in mid-November when she won her state