Eric Lopez and Victor Anderson talk to Emilee Koerner of the Scrapyard Dawgs about the season she is having with the expansion team which includes Koerner being at the top of many of the major offense categories in the NPF.
Among the topics the former 3 time All-American at Notre Dame Koerner talked to Lopez and Anderson include.
- What it like to be on expansion team ScrapYard Dawgs?
- What she learn from her rookie season in the NPF in 2015?
- What was her favorite memories from her career at Notre Dame?
- Playing in the Big East and the ACC
- What was it like to play with Cat Osterman?
- What is it like to play with Monica Abbott?
- What will be the key for ScrapYard Dawgs in 2016?
Koerner in her 2nd season in the NPF and 1st season with the ScrapYard Dawgs after spending the 2015 season with the USSSA Pride. Koerner was selected 17th overall in the 2015 NPF Draft by the Pride out of Notre Dame.
After being drafted in the fourth round (17th overall) of the 2015 NPF College Draft and spending that season with the USSSA Pride as a professional rookie, Koerner was one of the first players to officially join the Scrap Yard Dawgs during the league’s expansion draft held in November of 2015. Koerner made history hitting the first home run in Scrap Yard Dawgs history. The two-run shot also scored the franchise’s first runs during its inaugural game on June 2 against the Chicago Bandits in Rosemont, Illinois.
At Notre Dame, Koerner was the first ever 3 time All-American at Notre Dame. Koerner was a top 10 College Softball player of the Year finalist in 2013. Among the achivements Koerner accomplished at Notre Dame.
2015 Notre Dame Monogram Club Co-Most Valuable Player
2015 NFCA Division I All-America Third Team
2015 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year
2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team
2015 Notre Dame Co-Captain
2015 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List
2014 NCAA Doubles Champion
2014 Notre Dame Monogram Club Co-Most Valuable Player
2014 NFCA Division I All-America Third Team
2014 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team
2014 ESPNW Preseason All-America First Team
2014 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List
2013 Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player
2013 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist
2013 NFCA Division I All-America Second Team
2013 NFCA Great Lakes All-Region First Team
2013 All-BIG EAST Conference First Team
Koerner is currently among the leaders in categories including RBIs , Walks, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage.
You can follow Koerner on Twitter.