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Emily Griggs

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Wichita, KS


Louisiana State University

# 8 
Height: 5'1"
Position: Outfield
B/T: L/R
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
School: LSU
Graduation: 2018

2016 Women's Elite Team Member
- World Cup of Softball participant
 - Hit .333 (2-for-6) with three runs scored

2015 Junior Women's National Team Member
- World Cup of Softball participant
   - Led the team with a .526 (10-for-19) batting average with two RBI and seven runs scored
- WBSC Junior Women's World Championship Gold Medalist
   - Had a .333 (7-for-21) average with five RBI and 10 runs scored

2015 SEC All-Freshman Team
Participated at the 2016 and 2015 NCAA Women's College World Series (WCWS)

Parents: Mark and Jana Griggs
Siblings: Hannah, Meghan and Rebecca
Pets: A dog named Dakota
Dream job: To run my own chemical plant
Favorite sport besides softball: Football
What it means to represent the United States: To me, representing the United State in softball is a dream come true. Every little girl dreams of putting that uniform on. I am extremely excited to be able to wear Red, White, and Blue and represent our country through this great game.
What she loves about softball: I enjoy the competition that softball brings. This game has given me so many opportunities throughout the years. The softball field is the one place were I can have fun while still being competitive.
Who has been the biggest supporter of your career: My parents have been my biggest fans since tee ball. They have done so much for me to play this game, and they have never stopped believing in me.
Why she chose to attend LSU: I chose LSU because I fell in love with the school, coaches, and the team. The whole atmosphere felt like home as soon as I stepped onto campus.

Three people I'd love to have dinner with: Pope Francis, Jessie James Decker, and Neil Patrick Harris
Three things I hate doing: Laundry, Homework and reading
Three things I love doing: Painting my nails, seeing new movies and singing (terribly)
Three TV characters I wish were real so I could hang out with them: Barney Stinson, Olivia Pope and Spongebob
Three things I must have when I leave the house: Phone, wallet and keys (even if I don't drive)
Three favorite movies: Breakfast Club, Gone Girl and Bridesmaids
Three pet peeves: People smacking their food/gum, people not using their blinkers and people splitting poles

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