Biography - Kristen Emerling / Softball
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Kristen Emerling
   Class   Senior
   Position   P
   Height   6-0
   Hometown   Germantown, Tenn.
   High School   Houston
 

Junior Season (2011):

Appeared in 20 games with 18 starts
Posted a 7-7 record and a 2.98 ERA
Ranked first on the team with 63 strikeouts and second with 91.2 innings pitched.
Tossed a complete-game shutout with four strikeouts against Elon on March 5
Threw four scoreless innings against Maryland on April 19
Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore Season (2010):

Selected to the America East All-Conference Second Team
Posted a 14-5 record with a 1.95 ERA
Her 14 wins are a new Division I single-season school record
Ranked second in the America East in ERA and third in wins
Combined for three shutouts and pitched one of her own
Started 17 games and pitched 111 innings, striking out 70 batters and allowing only 31 earned runs
Was untouchable coming out of the bullpen, pitching 23.1 innings of relief over nine appearances, posting a 5-0 record with a 0.00 ERA, allowing no runs and holding opponents to a .198 batting average
Pitched two complete game victories over America East rival Stony Brook in the last weekend of conference play
Threw a five-inning shutout in a 8-0 win over Niagara April 14
Pitched five innings of a combined shutout in a 1-0 win over Canisius March 7
Threw four innings on the day to combine for two shutouts of Marist March 25
Chosen as the America East Pitcher of the Week April 20
Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2009):

Earned a complete game shutout victory in 1-0 win over Brown on Feb. 28 in her career debut
Claimed another complete-game win over eventual AE champion Boston Univ. on the final weekend of the season
Started six games on the season and pitched 11 games in relief
Had three complete games and pitched a total of 47 innings
Struck out 29 batters on the season and had a perfect 1.000 percent fielding percentage
Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Before Binghamton:

Led high school team to two AAA state tournaments
Team leader in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts
Plays summer ball for the Germantown Lady Red Devils Gold squad that participated in Canada Cup in Vancouver
Also played basketball and volleyball in high school
A member of the National Arts Honor Society and honor roll at Houston HS

Personal:

Born May 30, 1989
Parents are David and Sandra Emerling
Majoring in studio art

CAREER HIGHS:

Innings Pitched:
8.1, vs. Albany (3-27-10)
Strikeouts: 9, vs. Lehigh (3-18-11)