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94 Devil, Emily Newman, was named All-Conference First team (NAIA's North Star Conference) in her final season in college softball. It was her second time being named to the team after being selected first team in her Junior season. After playing her freshman year at Frank Phillips Community College, she moved on to Jamestown University where she led the team to improved records in each of the three seasons.With her three year career at Jamestown coming to a close, Emily was able to carve her name in the record book in both career and season stats. Her career numbers include: 2nd in Batting Average (.434) and 2nd in Walks (48). Season records include: 3rd Best Batting Average (.466), 1st in Doubles (27) and the 2nd longest hitting streak (20 games).
2016 Utah State Softball Season Recap
She also leaves Utah State with her name on a number of career, season and game top ten lists including 4th in career batting average (.334), 2nd in career triples (12), 3rd in career runs scored (91), 7th in career stolen bases (26), 4th in season batting average (.413), 7th and 10th in single season hit totals (64 and 59), tied for 2nd in season runs scored (36) and 5th in season stolen bases (15).
Chow finishes her career with her name scattered throughout the Utah State record book. She currently holds the school record for most triples in a game (3), most triples in a season (8) and tied for the most hits in a game (4 - which she accomplished three times) as well as unofficially owning the longest on base streak (25 games), longest hitting streak (19 games) and most assists in a game record (9). The three triples in a game is also a Mountain West Conference record and tied for the NCAA Division I record. Her 8 triples in her senior season topped the MWC and was in a five way tie for 2nd in the country.
94 Devil, Sarah Chow, was the first Devil to attend an NCAA Division I school and has now become the first to receive her degree from an NCAA Division I school. After four years of college softball at Utah State University, Sarah is ready to move on to the next chapter of her lifeShe went down to Logan in the fall of 2012 as a right handed power hitting shortstop/pitcher but came back as an accomplished left handed slapping outfielder. After a sore shoulder shut her pitching down in her Freshman year, she was used as a utility player for 27 starts (36 games) at SS, 3B, 1B and DH and was also transitioned into a left handed slapper. The following year she continued to bat on the left side and was moved to the outfield full time where she became a mainstay her final three seasons.
Former 94 Devil, Emily Newman, was named Conference Player of the Week. Emily helped her team to a 5-3 record as she batted .591 on 13 of 22 hitting. Emily is finishing off her three year career at Jamestown University after playing her first college season at Frank Phillips Community College.in Texas. She set a team record of 20 doubles for the season with a few games still remaining.and looks to finish her career with one of the top batting averages in school history. Click here for the full release
Congrats to Emma Entzminger who has been recently named to the Canadian Women's National Team roster. Emma is finishing up her Sophomore year at San Jose State. In her Freshman season, Emma was behind the plate mainly but also played Shortstop and Third. This year she has mainly played Third Base with a bit of time at Short.
The 2016 National Team schedule includes the Japan Series in Tokyo, the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City and the Women's World Softball Championships at Softball City. If you get a chance, go cheer Emma and Canada on at the World Championships in Surrey (July 15-24)
2016 Roster Announcement
All four Jamestown games featuring former 94 Devil Emily Newman will be streamed this weekend. There will be games at 11:00 and 1:00 PST each day this weekend. You can view the games by clicking on the following linkNot many games are livestreamed for Jamestown so this will be a good chance to see Emily play before she graduates at the end of the month
94 Devil Sarah Chow had a great weekend on the diamond by reaching base in all 14 plate appearances in the three game series against Northern Colorado. She batted 9 for 10 with 2 walks, 1 Hit by Pitch, 1 Reached by Error and also had 2 Stolen Bases. With the .900 batting average on the weekend, she moved her season average up to .431 with conference play starting this weekend. In game 2 of the three game set, Sarah was 3 for 3 with two walks. All three hits were triples which set a new Utah State school record as well as a new Mountain West Conference record. It also tied the NCAA Division I record for most triples in a game as it was just the 14th time it had been accomplished in Division I historyPost Game Interview
Mountain West Network
Most Mountain West Conference games will be streamed live. Webcasts can be accessed through each teams website or the Mountain West site. All three former Devils that currently play at the Division I level play in the Mountain West ConferenceAshley Penney (97 Devils) and Emma Entzmnger (96 Devils) go to school and play at San Jose State University while Sarah Chow (94 Devils) is attending her final year at Utah State University
Mckenzie Smith hit her first career collegiate home run this past weekend as her Concordia Cavaliers beat the College of Idaho. Mckenzie was also the winning pitcher going the full seven innings. She finished the game going 1 for 2 at the plate, with 3 walks and 3 runs scored. Courtney Somers also had a strong game as she reached base on all four plate appearances going 3 for 3 with a walk and 3 RBI's
Emily Newman opened the 2016 season in style by going 4 for 5 with a home run, five rbi's and three runs scored in the season opener in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Her Jimmies finished the weekend tournament with two wins and two losses. Jamestown swept St Cloud on Friday but lost both games on Saturday against Sioux Falls. Emily finished the weekend by going 8 for 14 for the four games that led her Jimmies squad
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