Softball Adds Two for 2012

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Nov. 15, 2011

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Missouri softball team announced the signings of two standout high school softball players who have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their playing careers at Mizzou. Joining the Tiger roster in 2010 will be Emily Crane (Troy, Mo.) and Sarah Moore (Chino Hills, Calif.)

"We are all excited about Emily and Sarah joining our program at Mizzou," said Earleywine. "Both of them had many other choices, and deservedly so.  We feel like they will fit in and compete for starting positions right away. I thank my staff for all of their hard work and persistence in this process."

 EMILY CRANE
Position: SS/CF Travel Ball Team: Team Power
Height: 5'6" Travel Ball Coaches: Head Coach Mickey Fleeman
Hometown: Troy, Mo. High School Team: Troy Buchanan High School
Parents: Roy Crane and Connie Werkmeister High School Coaches: Head Coach Lance Richardson

Noteworthy Accolades: Career high school batting average of .518, on-base percentage of .567 and slugging percentage of .753 ... holds Missouri state records for career hits (205) and career runs scored (168) ... set Missouri single season hits record in 2011 with 63 ... three-time First Team All-State ... four-time FIrst Team All-Conference, All-District and All-Region ... 2010 First Team St. Louis All-Metro ... 2010 and 2011 Conference Player of the Year ... 3.9 grade point average ... National Honor Society member ... received Scholastic Award for Geometry ... sports a perfect attendance.

Why Emily Chose Mizzou: "I chose Mizzou for a few reasons. One, being that I have grown up a Tiger fan as my family went there as well. Two, for the wonderwful atmosphere and awesome coaching staff that comes with the top-of-the-line campus! Who wouldn't want to be a Tiger?"

Chose Mizzou Over: Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, Northwestern

 SARAH MOORE
Position: OF Travel Ball Team: So Cal Explosion Gold
Height: 5'7" Travel Ball Coaches: Head Coach Joe Weddle
Hometown: Chino Hills, Calif. High School Team: Ayala High School
Parents: Jim and Della Moore High School Coaches: Head Coach John Ameluxen

Noteworthy Accolades: Travel ball team was 2010 National Champions and 2010 ESPN National Champions ... high school squad was 2010 CIF Champions ... was named 2009 Rookie of the Year ... selected as Best Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 ... 2011 Offensive Player of the Year.

Why Sarah Chose Mizzou: "Mizzou offers great educational opportunities and the softball coaching staff and team are wonderful. It's a new experience to go to school across the country, and it just feels like another home away from home."

Chose Mizzou Over: Texas, Cal State Fullerton


 

 

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