Troy Buchanan: Playing for head coach Lance Richardson, Crane served as a shortstop and outfielder for Troy Buchanan and capped off her senior year by helping lead the team to the Missouri Class 4A State Championship. She was named as a First Team All-State outfielder as a sophomore and junior and earned First Team All-State recognition as an infielder her senior year. She earned four First Team All-Conference awards, four First Team All-District awards and four First Team All-Region awards. As a senior, Crane was picked as the Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year and was also named St. Louis All-Metro Player of the Year. Along with softball, Crane also played soccer and basketball, earning 11 total letters while at Troy Buchanan. Academically, she finished in the top 10-percent of her class and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Emily Crane was born to Roy Crane and Connie Werkmeister on Feb. 22, 1994 in Lake St. Louis, Mo., and has six siblings. Her mother, Connie, graduated from the University of Missouri. Emily is majoring in graphic design.