21 - Emily Carlson
Emily Carlson
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wixom, Mich.
High School: Walled Lake Western
College: Albion
Position: Pitcher
Bats/Throws: R/R

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2011 Season (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Will have three years of eligibility remaining.

2010 Season (Freshman): Played at NCAA Division III Albion (Mich.) College . . . Coached by Christina Finch . . . Batted for a .205 average with nine base hits in 44 at bats as a starter in all 15 games played in for the Britons . . . Registered four doubles, three RBIs, seven runs scored, a .295 slugging percentage, .286 on-base percentage, and a .933 fielding percentage as a result of making 18 putouts, 24 assists, and three errors . . . Posted a 6-11 pitching record with a team-leading 3.95 earned run average in 106.1 innings . . . Chalked up a squad-best 90 strikeouts and threw a pair of shutouts while holding the opposition to a .282 batting average . . . Started in 15 of her 18 appearances in the circle . . . Led Albion to a victory over nationally-ranked U.S. Coast Guard Academy in her collegiate debut . . . Tossed a no-hitter in the Britons' first home outing of the season . . . Selected to the 2009-10 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll . . . Made the Dean's List in the 2009 fall and 2010 spring semesters. 

High School: A 2009 state finalist for Miss Softball Pitcher Award at Walled Lake (Mich.) Western . . . Coached by Teri Burt . . . Selected team's Most Valuable Player twice (2008 and 2009) . . . Attained All-Kensington Lakes Activities Association (KLAA) recognition and was the recipient of the KLAA Scholar-Athlete in her 2009 senior year . . . A three-time (2007-09) team captain . . . Claimed academic all-state laurels in both the 2008 and 2009 campaigns as the Warriors received academic all-state kudos in each of her four prep years . . . Tabbed as one of the 30 top players in Oakland County and cracked the the top 60-place rankings for Oakland County as a junior in 2008 . . . Compiled a 12-11 pitching mark with a 2.00 earned run average in 140.0 innings to go with five shutouts and 174 strikeouts as a starter in 23 of 31 outings . . . Produced a .313 hitting average with 26 hits in 83 official plate appearances while generating five doubles, three triples, one home run, 14 RBIs, a .482 slugging percentage, and a .383 on-base percentage as a 31-game starter . . . A four varsity award winner . . . Achieved all-area, all-division, and all-district accolades in 2008 after garnering the team's Best Defensive Player Award as a sophomore in 2007 . . . Batted for a .371 average in 29 encounters as a junior by netting 33 hits, which included five doubles and two roundtrippers, and drove in 15 runs . . . Turned in a 13-13 pitching record and a 0.37 earned run average in 169.0 innings of work while fanning 202 hitters and accumulating seven shutouts as a starter in 26 of 29 appearances . . . Lettered four years in basketball . . . Graduated Summa Cum Laude and was ninth in her 2009 graduating class . . . National Honor Society and school yearbook staff member . . . Winner of U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award . . . Played five years of summer softball for the PC Pride Elite squad.

Personal: Daughter of Eric and Kim Carlson . . . Born in Warwick, N.Y. . . . Has a younger brother . . . Interests include playing and watching sports along with being outdoors . . . Biology/pre-optometry major.

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