Knight in the Spotlight
Emily Gwaltney
Emily Gwaltney
Softball
March 25, 2013
Junior Year (2011-12)
Earned all-conference first team honors ... Amassed a 19-6 record in the circle to become the school's all-time winningest pitcher with 52 career victories ... Became the all-time leader in home runs with 36 after hitting six in 2012 ... Became the all-time RBIs leader with 148 after driving in 42 runs in 2012 ... Batted .380 with 63 hits and had a .438 on-base percentage ... Finished with a 1.76 ERA and 135 strikeouts ... Logged 159 innings and tallied 18 complete games in 25 starts ... tallied five individual shutouts and one combined shutout.
 
Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Played in 45 games, 44 as a starter, for the Knights ... Was named MCC Player of the Year and was an all-tournament selection ... Broke her own single-season home run record with 16 ... Batted .380 with 54 hits and 11 doubles ... Drove in a team-high 49 RBIs ... Appeared in 21 games in the circle with a record of 15-5 ... Threw 17 complete games and 126.0 innings ... Had six shutouts and 146 strikeouts.
 
Freshman Year (2009-10)
Played in 48 games, 47 as a starter, for the MCC regular season champion Knights in 2010 ... Was named MCC Newcomer of the Year ... Earned all-conference and all-tournament honors ... set school records in home runs (14) and RBIs (57) ... Had 66 hits including 11 doubles ... Had a record of 18-2 in the circle with a 1.65 ERA ... Allowed 112 hits in 139.2 innings pitched and struck out 115 in 16 complete games ... Pitched five shutouts.
 
High School
Was named first team all-state, all-county and all-conference player of the year ... Was an Indiana All-Star at Center Grove …Team won IHSAA 4A state championship in 2009.
 
Personal
An elementary education major born March 22, 1991 ... Father is Randy and mother is Ramona Radkte … Has two step-brothers and one sister.