Emily Crane
Emily  Crane


Troy, Mo.

High School:
Troy Buchanan




Pair of Tigers Earn NFCA Southeast All-Region Honors

Kelsea Roth and Emily Crane were named to the NFCA All-Southeast Region second team


Crane Earns First Team All-SEC, SEC All-Defensive Honors

Four other Tigers receive SEC recognition.


Sanchez, Roth Home Runs Lift No. 11 Mizzou to 10-9 Victory Over UNI

Amanda Sanchez belted her second career grand slam to help the Tigers complete a comeback win.


No. 15 Mizzou Softball Run-Rules No. 3 LSU to Clinch Series Win

Kirsten Mack hit a two-run home run as Mizzou celebrated Military Appreciation Day


Mizzou Softball Downs Iowa, 10-2, to Claim Seventh Straight Win

Junior Taylor Gadbois went 4-for-4 with four stolen bases on the night


Missouri Softball vs. UNI - April 29, 2015

Missouri Softball vs. UNI


Missouri Softball vs. LSU - April 25, 2015

Missouri Softball vs. LSU


Missouri Softball vs. Mississippi State - April 11, 2015

Missouri Softball vs. Mississippi State


Missouri Softball vs. St. Louis - April 1, 2015

Missouri Softball vs. St. Louis


Missouri Softball vs. Auburn - March 29, 2015

Missouri Softball vs. Auburn


• 2014 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team
• 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 USA Softball Junior Women's National Team Selection
• 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Crane Sophomore
• Second season as a regular in Mizzou's lineup produced an even higher batting average, hitting .389 (58-for-134) after posting a strong .376 mark as a freshman.
• Earned NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team recognition for her second Tiger season, her first career honor.
• Shifted to the outfield for her sophomore campaign, making all but two of her 49 starts in right field.
• One of four players in the Tiger lineup to produce double digits in doubles, hitting 10.
• Second-leading stealer on the squad with her 17 stolen bases in 19 attempts.
• Strung a career-best 14-game hitting streak from 2013 through the first three games of the 2014 season.
• Hit her first career grand slam in the five-inning, 8-0 win vs. Lipscomb on Feb. 15 in Waco, Texas, helping set a career-high in RBI (5).
• Career-high two stolen bases in the five-inning, 8-0 win vs. Fordham (Feb. 21) in Cathedral City, Calif.
• Became one of 17 players to have a four-hit game in head coach Ehren Earleywine's tenure at Mizzou with her 4-for-5 batting performance vs. Illinois State (March 1).
• Sustained a left leg injury on the opening play of the 8-6 win vs. No. 13 Georgia (March 28), resulting in an expected 2-3 week absence from the lineup.
• Returned to action for the Ole Miss series sweep (April 18-19), recording two hits and three RBI.
• Homered in a 2-for-3 game vs. No. 6 Alabama (May 1), hitting a two-run shot down the left field line.

Crane Freshman
• Started every game at second base for Mizzou as a freshman, leading the team with a .376 batting average (59-for-157) and tying for the team-lead with 16 doubles.
• .376 average at the plate ranked 11th in the Southeastern Conference in overall games.
• Blasted three home runs in inaugural campaign as a Tiger and totaled 26 RBI.
• Also led Missouri in stolen bases, posting a 13-for-15 steal rate.
• Settled into a groove in the second week of the season, running off three-straight two-hit games, first with the 12-inning, 4-3 win over No. 5 Florida (Feb. 22) in Palm Springs, Calif., followed by the doubleheader at Cal-State Fullerton (Feb. 23).
• The first game of the DH included her first home run of the season, a three-run shot for a season-high three RBI.
• The three-game spree of multi-hit games capped an early eight-game hitting streak for the freshman.
• Batted 4-for-7 in Mizzou's series sweep at Ole Miss (March 15-17), including a 2-for-3 performance with two doubles in the 6-1 win over the Rebels on March 16.
• Hit the three-RBI mark again in the five-inning, 16-0 win over Georgia Tech (March 23), hitting a double to clear loaded bases.
• Crane recorded a perfect 3-for-3 day, her first of two three-hit games, in the first game of the doubleheader at Missouri State (April 3), a five-inning, 12-0 win. She matched the feat in a 3-for-5 performance on April 14 vs. Arkansas, also scoring two runs.
• Rocked her third long ball of the season in the first game of the doubleheader at Western Illinois (May 1), finishing 2-for-5 at the plate with three RBI and three runs, a season-best for runs scored.
• Strung together three consecutive two-hit games to end the Tennessee series (May 5) and into the first two games of the SEC Tournament, Arkansas (May 9) and the Lady Vols again (May 11).
• Matched her season-high in runs scored, three, to cap the series win over No. 2 Tennessee, a six-inning, 12-8 win on May 5.
• Finished the season on an 11-game hitting streak, the longest run of her season.

Troy Buchanan:
• Playing for head coach Lance Richardson, she 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.
• 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.
• Earned four First Team All-Conference awards, four First Team All-District awards and four First Team All-Region awards.
• As a senior, was picked as the Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year and was also named St. Louis All-Metro Player of the Year.
• 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.

Club Team: St. Louis Chaos

Chose Mizzou Over: Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, Northwestern


• 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, as well as her older sister, Elizabeth Utterback (December of 2012).
• Majoring in art.
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