Emma Strouth(Southeast Guilford HS) really getting it done, as a senior softball player, for the Virginia Tech Hokies:Among the NCAA national leaders in hitting

Posted by Andy Durham on February 27, 2019 at 7:50 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Emma Strouth(Southeast Guilford HS) really getting it done, as a senior softball player for the Virginia Tech Hokies

In the national rankings, Va. Tech has the fourth-best batting average in the country (.389), and senior Emma Strouth has the seventh-most hits in the land (24).

Through 14 games Strouth(Southeast Guilford HS) is batting .511, with 24 hits in 47 at-bats….Strouth has an on-base percentage of .538. She’s only struck out 9 times this season and the converse side of that equation, Strouth has tripled 9 times….Emma has two home runs, 4 doubles and 18 RBI…That adds up to 38 total bases and a slubbing percentage of .788……Va. Tech is (12-2) and with Stouth doing what she has been, Tech should be in the softball Top 25 soon…

Emma Strouth’s Senior Season is a very strong work-in-progress at Virginia Tech University, in Blacksburg, Virginia
2019: Strouth currently on a nine-game hitting streak, getting a hit in every game this season … Notched an RBI single, a run and a walk at Charleston Southern (2/17) … Tallied two hits, one run scored and a stolen base versus ETSU (2/17) … Tied her season high for hits with three at Charleston Southern (2/16), while driving in two runs and scoring one herself … Went 1-for-2 with a run and RBI against Detroit Mercy (2/16) … Opened the season with a five-game hitting streak … Recorded three hits, including Tech’s first triple of the season, and three RBIs in the second matchup against Purdue (2/10) … Tallied two hits, two runs, two RBIs and a walk at College of Charleston (2/9) … Tallied a double, two RBIs and a stolen base against Purdue (2/9) … Registered two hits and two RBIs in the win versus Central Michigan (2/8) … Opened the year with a double, single, RBI and two runs versus [RV] Wichita State (2/8).

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2018: Started and played in all 53 games in right field … Led the team in batting average (.286), hits (44), on-base percentage (.372), multi-hit games (11), sacrifice flies (3) and triples (3) … Posted seven outfield assists and started four double plays from right field … Went 2 for 4 with an RBI single vs. Penn State (2/9) … Had a two RBI single at Texas (2/24) … Went 2 for 3 with a double vs. Campbell (3/2) … Scored two runs and plated a run on an RBI single vs. Presbyterian (3/3) … Hit a game-tying home run in the sixth inning vs. Jacksonville (3/3) … Posted a solo home run vs. Syracuse (3/10) … Hit a triple and then scored on a throwing error vs. Pitt (3/23) … Went 4 for 7 and scored three runs over two games vs. Charlotte (4/4) … Tallied an RBI triple at North Carolina (4/6) … Collected two hits and a run scored at Liberty … Went 2 for 3 with a triple, a solo home run and two RBI vs. Hampton (5/2).

High School: Played for Coach Shannon Cowart at Southeast Guilford High School … A three-time all-state selection who was the Greensboro News and Record All Area Player of the Year as a junior … Hit .583 as a senior with 32 hits, including nine doubles, five triples and eight home runs … Was walked 18 times, including 15 via intentional … Had 27 RBIs and scored 35 runs … Was named all-state, all-area, all-conference and the conference player of the year, as well as the district female athlete of the year for her school …The offensive player of the year for her team … Honored as the Time Warner Cable Scholar-Athlete of the week … The 2014 Metro Conference 4-A Player of the Year … A two-time all-conference selection, a two-time all-District 4-A selection and the 2014 Powerade North Carolina State Games Gold Medalist … Led her team to 4-A state semifinals as a sophomore … As a junior, hit .516 with nine doubles, three triples, six home runs, 32 RBIs, a 1.031 slugging percentage, a .547 on-base percentage, 14 stolen bases, and 27 runs scored … As a sophomore, hit .464 with 14 doubles, three triples, four home runs, 37 RBIs, a .794 slugging percentage, a .509 on-base percentage, 12 stolen bases, 42 runs scored … As a freshman, hit .425 with six doubles, a triple, a home run, 12 RBIs, a .625 slugging percentage, a .455 on-base percentage and 23 runs scored … A two-time Offensive Player of the Year … Also played volleyball … Played travel ball for Coach John Corn and the Lady Lightning Gold Team Miken.

Personal: Emma Lynn Strouth was born May 17, 1997 in Greensboro, NC … The daughter of Phillip Stephanie Strouth … Father played football at Western Carolina University … Has two younger sisters, Abby and Chloe, and a younger brother, Ty … Major is animal and poultry sciences.


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