8 Madison Schaefer
8 - Madison Schaefer
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Newton, MA
High School: Newton North
Position: P
Bats/Throws: L/L

Through two seasons in the program, she has compiled a 22-5 record in the circle with her victory total ranking 12th all-time at Emory ... Has made 21 starts and her 11 complete games is good for the No. 13 position on the Eagles' career ladder.

Sophomore (2019):
Emerged as a key contributor for the Emory pitching corps ... Closed out the year with a 20-4 record with her wins total leading the UAA and tying for fifth on the program's seasonal chart ... Second Team All-UAA selection ... Saw action in 31 contests (9th on emory seasonal ladder), 18 as a starter and finished with 10 complete games ... Struck out 65 batters, tying for the team led and placing fifth among UAA hurlers ... Named UAA Pitcher of the Week (May 28) after accounting for two of the squad's three wins at the NCAA Championships, recording an ERA of 1.29 over 16 1/3 innings of work ... Complete-game gem in a 2-1 win over Trine (May 24) in the NCAA Chamionships, allowing just three hits and fanning one ... Pocketed the victory in the opener of the NCAA Championships after a five-inning relief stint that saw her surrender just one run and five hits in a 7-5 decision over Randolph-Macon (May 23) ... Named Most Outstanding Pitcher of the NCAA Lynchburg Super Regional ... NCAA Demorest Regional All-Tournament Team ... Complete-game five hitter vs. Piedmont (May 12) in a 5-4 elimination game win at the NCAA Demorest Regional ... Two innings of scoreless relief, where she allowed one hit, resulted in her getting the win in a 7-3 decision over Case Western Reserve (Apr. 20) ... Solid effort in relief saw her toss 2 2/3 scoreless frames, allowing two hits, in earning the win in a 4-3 decision over NYU (Apr. 14) ... Complete-game victory saw her allow eight hits and fan a season-high seven batters in a 3-2 decision over Washington University (Apr. 6) ... Hurled a complete game in a 6-2 win over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 29), giving up six hits ... Went all five innings in the 8-0 win over Covenant College (Mar. 21), allowing two hits and striking out a pair ... Complete-game performance saw her allow just four hits, while striking out five, in a 2-1 win over Emory and Henry (Mar. 13).

Freshman (2018):
Helped the Emory pitching staff by appearing in 11 contests, three as a starter ... Finished with a 2-1 record, registering an ERA of 1.78 over 19 2/3 innings of action ... Complete-game win saw her toss all six innings, surrendering nine hits and fanning one, in an 11-3 triumph over Piedmont (Apr. 19) ...  Strong relief effort against Georgia Gwinnett (Apr. 25), the top-ranked NAIA team, in the second game of a doubleheader, allowing just one
run over 3 2/3 innings ...  Earned the victory after hurling 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief in a 6-3 decision over NYU (Apr. 27) in the second game of a doubleheader. 

High School:

Four-year member of the softball program at Newton North High School ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Coached by Lauren Baugher ... As a senior she fanned 182 opposing batters and registered an ERA of 0.69 in helping her squad to the Division I state semifinals ... Was a key force in her team winning its first sectional title in school history en route to finishing with a 21-4 record ... Posted 14 strikeouts in a 2-1 victory over Billerica in the Division I North Final ... Member of The Boston Globe and The Boston Herald 2017 All-Scholastic Team ... Was named her high school's Senior Athlete of the Year ... Also competed on the swim team for four years.

Played travel ball for East Coast Force.

Daughter of Steve and Jodi Schaefer ... Born Oct. 7.

"I chose Emory because of its location, academic opportunities and competitive softball program."

Career Stats

2019 2.89 20-4 18 10 133 131 73 55 13 11 65 36
2018 1.78 2-1 3 1 19.2 22 8 5 2 5 8 5
TOTALS 2.75 22-5 21 11 152.2 153 81 60 15 16 73 41