Sophomore pitcher Madison Schaefer helped the Emory softball team to a runner-up finish at the NCAA D-III Championships
Schaefer accounted for two of the team's three wins over the five-game run, compiling an ERA of 1.29 over 16 1/3 innings of work. She allowed three earned runs and fanned two and allowed 14 hits.
Schaefer tossed a complete-game gem in a 2-1 victory over Trine, allowing just three hits and striking out one. She picked up the win in Emory's first game of the Championships, a 7-5 outcome vs. Randolph-Macon, after a solid effort in relief that saw her hurl five frames, surrendering just one run and five hits.
Schaefer closed out the season with an overall record of 20-4 in the circle with an ERA of 2.89 over 133 innings of action.