Emily is beginning her second season with the softball program since graduating with an Exercise Science degree from Cornerstone University in 2009. Emily was a four year starter for the Golden Eagles, playing short stop and accumulating a career batting average of .324. She contributed to a Region 8 Championship title and National Appearance (2006), selected as Rookie of the Year (2006), and named to the All-Regional Tournament Team (2006). She was voted NFCA All-Region (2007), NAIA All-Region (2008), WHAC First Team All conference (2007-2009), selected Offensive Player of the Year (2008-2009) and served two years as a team captain.
Emily is currently employed at the Visser Family YMCA in Grandville as part of the Fitness Staff instructing and encouraging new members to maintain workout regimens coupled with healthy lifestyles. She resides in Grand Rapids and enjoys volleyball, biking, playing guitar, and spending quality time laughing with her family and friends.
|2||Tahni Bruno||SO||2B/OF||R/R||5-4||Moreno Valley, Calif.||Canyon Springs H.S.|
|3||Stefanie Leet||SO||1B/OF||L/L||5-9||Zeeland, Mich.||Zeeland West H.S.|
|7||Victoria Risenhoover||SO||SS/OF||R/R||5-5||Tallmadge, Ohio||Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy|
|8||Kathy DeYoung||SO||MIF/OF||R/R||5-5||Otsego, Mich.||Otsego H.S.|
|10||Heidi Warmelink||FR||P/SS||R/R||5-10||Dorr, Mich.||Wayland Union H.S.|
|12||Dinah Gruppen||JR||P/UT||R/R||5-8||Zeeland, Mich.||Zeeland West H.S.|
|14||Jessica Kuhlman||SR||OF||R/R||5-7||Vicksburg, Mich.||UT-Chattanooga|
|15||Rachel Gruppen||JR||P/UT||R/R||5-8||Zeeland, Mich.||Zeeland West H.S.|
|17||Lisa Peppel||JR||C/IF||R/R||5-5||Benton Harbor, Mich.||Lake Michigan CC|
|18||Madison Bucilla||SO||P/UT||R/R||5-8||Laguna Nigel, Calif.||Dana Hills H.S.|
|19||Lauren Pasciak||FR||OF||L/L||5-5||Rockford, Mich.||Rockford H.S.|
|21||Kaycee Kuiper||JR||P||R/R||5-8||Byron Center, Mich.||Byron Center H.S.|
|24||Melanie Creager||SR||UT||R/R||5-10||Grand Rapids, Mich.||Grand Rapids Christian H.S.|
|28||Sara Oosterbaan||FR||OF/3B||R/R||5-9||Hudsonville, Mich.||Unity Christian H.S.|