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Spring Sports Profile: Emma Quimby, Grantsburg softball

06/01/2020, 12:45pm CDT
By Norbert Durst

Name: Emma Quimby

School: Grantsburg High School

Position(s): Second Baseman

Softball Awards/Accomplishments: Entered senior year as a three-year starter for WFSCA Hall of Fame coach Don Bjelland and the Pirates... freshman year was named Lakeland West all-conference, WFSCA all-district and WFSCA honorable mention all-state... as a sophomore, was selected first-team all-conference, WFSCA all-district and WFSCA second-team all-state... junior year was named Lakeland West Player of the Year, WFSCA all-district and WFSCA first-team all-state... batting average team record holder after carrying a .638 average as a junior... committed to NCAA Division II Winona State University... 

How has not being able to play this spring impacted you? "It has made me cherish the memories I had with my teammates while I was able to make them and I have had to work harder on my own to prepare myself for college softball." 

What do you miss about not being able to play this spring? "The game and my teammates and coaches. Cheering on my teammates and hitting balls!" 

What have you done to stay active? "I have been working out on my own mostly speed and conditioning workouts as well as batting to keep my hitting accuracy as best as possible before college softball starts." 

Most Memorable Moment from spring sports? "Hitting my first homerun as a sophomore, and breaking the team's record for most homeruns in a year last year." 

Other Sports Played: Hockey and Volleyball

Favorite Professional Athlete: Zach Praise

Favorite Professional Team: Pittsburg Penguins

Favorite College Team: Winona State Softball

Favorite Sports Movie: Miracle on Ice

Favorite Opponent: Trade Lake/Clayton

Favorite Website: Pinterest

College Plans: "Major in Pre-Medicine and play D2 softball for Winona State University." 

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