Emily Bledsoe
Emily Bledsoe


Fulshear, Texas

High School:
Foster HS







Red Raiders End Season With 2-0 Loss to Harvard

Texas Tech finishes 41-17 overall after its third-straight postseason appearance


Washington Shuts Out Tech to Advance to Championship Game

Red Raiders will face either Harvard or Maryland at 8 p.m. CT later this evening


Postgame Notes

Texas Tech vs. Maryland


Talley Pushes Red Raiders to 6-1 Victory Over Maryland

Texas Tech will face Washington at 3 p.m. CT Saturday afternoon


No. 24/23 Texas Tech Opens Washington Regional Against Maryland

Red Raiders begin fifth all-time postseason appearance with a 5:30 p.m. CT first pitch Friday


SB: 2012 Highlight Video


SB: Oklahoma State Postgame Interviews (Mon.)


SB: Texas Preview

Texas Tech head coach Shanon Hays and infielder Emily Bledsoe preview Wednesday night's game against No. 5 Texas.


SB: Iowa State Highlights (Sun.)


SB: Iowa State Postgame Interviews (Sun.)


Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State - Senior Day

Texas Tech takes on Oklahoma State on Senior Day at Rocky Johnson Field


NCAA Softball Seattle Regional: Harvard vs. Texas Tech

Texas Tech Softball was eliminated from the Seattle Regional following a 2-0 victory by the Harvard Crimson on Saturday.


NCAA Softball Seattle Regional: Washington vs. Texas Tech

The Red Raiders take on the Huskies in the winners bracket of the 2012 Seattle Regional.


NCAA Softball Seattle Regional: Maryland vs. Texas Tech

The Red Raiders defeated the Terrapins 6-1 in the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Softball Tournament in Seattle, Wash.


NCAA Washington Regional (Thurs.)

Red Raiders go through practice for NCAA West Regional.

Emily Bledsoe Photo Gallery

Picked up right where she left off from her sophomore season ... All-Big 12 second team selection ... marks the second-straight year on the second team ... NFCA All-Central Region second team ... second on the team with a .383 average ... one of the top averages in the Big 12 ... scored 56 runs, third in the Big 12 only to teammate Mikey Kenney and Missouri's Jenna Marston ... reached base in 54 of 58 total games ... started the year with an impressive 34 game streak of reaching base ... connected on three home runs while adding 33 RBI ... been walked 31 times while also being plunked eight times ... recorded three sacrifice flies, the first ones of her career ... totaled 16 multiple-hit and seven mutliple-RBI games ... also has a .495 on-base percentage, the highest on the team ... hit a three-run walkoff home run to send Tech to a come-from-behind victory over Appalachian State ... added a 2-for-3 day at the plate with three runs and three RBI against Northern Illinois on Feb. 25 ... the three RBI match her season high ... had hits in all but seven of Tech's non-conference games ... still managed to reach base in all but one of those games ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... led Tech with a .340 average ... added a home run and eight RBI as well ... was able to get a hit in all but five conference games ... moved to the leadoff spot prior to the second game against Baylor ... has since hit .380 ... reached base 11 of 13 times to leadoff the game ... had three hits in both games of the Kansas doubleheader ... AT NCAA TUCSON REGIONAL ... followed up a strong regional performance a year ago by going 4-for-11 at the plate ... reached base in every game except the regional opener against New Mexico State ... came back the following day against the Aggies to deliver a leadoff double to start the game ... finished 3-for-4 at the plate in the game ... walked twice in the regional finale against Arizona.

Started and played in all 56 games, either at third base, shortstop, or DP ... was Tech's only player to start every game ... arguably one of Tech's most consistent hitters ... earned All-Big 12 second team accolades ... also named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... boasted a .373 average, the highest on the team ... also lead the squad in at-bats (166), runs scored (46), hits (62), doubles (18), and stolen bases (9) ... her 41 RBI tied with Logan Hall for the team high ... also connected on nine home runs, second-highest on the team ... patient hitter who drew 20 walks, finishing with a team-high .458 on-base percentage ... led the team with 18 multiple-hit games ... had five games with three or more hits ... also had 10 multiple-RBI games, including three of which came with at least 5 RBI ... played the majority of the season at third base ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... hit .278 with three home runs and 11 RBI ... shared the team lead with 15 runs and 11 runs ... posted a .391 on-base percentage ... connected on two home runs in Tech's second game of the season against Southern Utah ... had a 3-for-5 day against Texas Southern, finishing with 5 RBI ... also added a career-high three stolen bases in the game ... matched the Tech school record with 8 RBI against Boise State on March 7, finishing 3-for-4 on the day and a triple shy of the cycle ... began a career high seven-game hitting streak against Florida A&M on March 20 ... streak ended at Texas on April 6 ... had 5 RBI in the series finale against Oklahoma on only a 1-for-3 day at the plate ... had two walks and a home run in the game ... had a hit in nine of Tech's final 11 games of the season ... AT NCAA STANFORD REGIONAL ... combined to go 7-for-13 at the plate for a .538 average ... was instrumental in Tech's 6-3 victory over Stanford that propelled the Red Raiders to the championship game of the regional ... had 2 RBI in the regional.

One of only three players to start all 57 games ... hit .211 on the season with 28 hits, including a home run, five doubles and a pair of triples ... hitting from both sides, although primarily hits from the left, she knocked in five of her 15 RBI from the right side ... scored nine runs and swiped four of five bases ... contributed to the team with 10 sacrifices ... anchored the infield in the shortstop position and provided fans with many memorable, spectacular defensive jewels ... had four multi-hit games and earned her career-best hitting streak of three games in April.

Games Played (Season) - 58 (2011)
Games Started (Season) - 58 (2011)
At-bats - 5, three times, last vs. Kansas, April 13, 2011
Runs - 3, several times, last at Iowa State, April 9, 2011
Hits - 3, several times, last vs. New Mexico State, May 21, 2011
RBI* - 8, vs. Boise State, March 7, 2010
Doubles - 2, several times, last vs. Kansas, April 13, 2010
Triples - 1, several times, last vs. Northern Illinois, Feb. 25, 2011
Home Runs - 2, vs. Southern Utah, Feb. 12, 2010
Walks - 3, three times, last vs. Colorado State, March 17, 2011
Strikeouts - 3, several times, last vs. Oklahoma, May 15, 2010
Stolen Bases - 3, vs. Texas Southern, Feb. 27, 2010
Hitting Streak - 13 Games (March 5-17, 2011)
* indicates school record

Played volleyball and softball at Foster High School ... earned first team all-district academic honors all four years she competed in softball and for three years that she competed in volleyball ... was named MVP of the district in softball her senior year ... active in her church youth group and in mission work and serves as a peer assistant leader.

Born January 30, 1990, to parents Robert and Leanne Bledsoe ... father is an insurance company district manager and mother is a home-maker ... father graduated from and played football at Baylor ... has an older brother, Roby, a younger brother, Jake, and two younger sisters, Beka and Rachel ... enjoys hanging out with friends, going to Matagorda Bay with her family, shopping and movie nights ... advertising major.


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