26 Emma Mendoker
Missed the entire season with an arm injury.
Made 19 appearances in the circle with 12 starts while battling injuries late in the year ... Went 2-9 with a 5.66 ERA and an opponent batting avg. of .286 ... Worked 55.2 innings with two complete games ... Struck out 19 and walked 60 ... Threw over 100 pitches six times, with a career-high 134 in a complete-game win over St. Bonaventure (3/30) ... Fanned three and walked three in six innings of a 5-1, complete-game loss to Indiana (2/22) at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Struck out a career-high four in 3.2 innings of a no-decision at Dayton (3/23) ... Earned her first career victory in an 8-7 complete-game triumph against Boston College (3/27) ... Collected her second-consecutive victory three days later in a 6-4 win over SBU.
2012 (Fr. at East Carolina):
Did not play due to injury.
Amherst Regional High School:
A highly decorated hurler who accumulated 1,002 strikeouts during high school career ... Spent final three seasons at Amherst Regional after moving from New Jersey, where she attended Chatham High School ... Named the ESPN RISE 2010-11 Gatorade Massachusetts Softball Player of the Year after posting a 23-2 record, 0.17 earned run average and 300 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .119 batting average ... Received the Springfield Republican Pitcher of the Year honor as a sophomore, junior and senior ... The Hurricanes lost only one regular-season game during her three years with the program, a 2-0 setback to Agawam as a senior ... Broke out as a junior with a 23-1 record, six no-hitters, a 0.21 ERA and 312 strikeouts in 165 innings, leading the Hurricanes to the Western Massachusetts Division I title and Division I state semifinals ... Lone loss was to Central Massachusetts champion Milford during the state playoffs ... Also batted .459 during junior campaign with 24 runs scored, 17 runs driven in and five home runs ... Honored as the Hampshire Gazette Player of the Day seven times throughout the course of junior season and was a first-team pick at the end of the campaign ... As a sophomore, guided the Hurricanes to the state sectional finals, compiling a 19-1 record with five shutouts and one no-hitter ... At Chatham, earned New Jersey Star-Ledger Third-Team All-Area selection after going 16-5 ... In July 2010, named the MVP at the Bay State summer games, leading the West squad to the gold medal with a 2-1 victory over the Metro team ... Fanned 11 in the contest and drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to drive in the winning run ... Also enhanced her softball skills playing for the Polar Crush Gold ... An accomplished artist and flutist ... Selected for the high school's Effort in the Sciences award, Spanish 2 Effort award and Art Achievement award.
Full name is Emma Rose Mendoker ... Daughter of Annie and Scott Mendoker ... Art major.