NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on Linfield’s Emilee Lepp, who set a new NCAA Division III record for single-season home runs.

Emilee Lepp leads the nation in home runs for the 2011 season. Not just her team. Not just her league. Not just her division. Lepp, a junior at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., has set a new NCAA Division III single-season record with 27 home runs (through games of April 24). That total is nine more than the Division II leaders Chrissy Stalf of Humboldt State and Kashilia Young of West Virginia Wesleyan with 18 each and seven more than the trio of Division I student-athletes that stand atop the list with 20 apiece: Gabriele Bridges of Louisiana-Lafayette, Megan Bush of Florida and Hoku Nohara of New Mexico State. Read more…

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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