Ohio softball junior catcher Emma Hoffner received the 2024 NFCA All-Mideast Region Third Team honors. Hoffner played and started all 55 games for the season, demonstrating outstanding performance both offensively and defensively. She led her team with a .325 batting average and exceptional fielding skills, highlighted by a .982 fielding percentage.

By the Numbers
  • .325 batting average with 52 hits and 12 doubles
  • 30 RBIs, 32 runs, and a .506 slugging percentage
  • .982 fielding percentage with 271 catches and 237 putouts
Yes, But

While Hoffner showed strong overall stats, she did commit five errors and had minor slumps in MAC play, hitting .301 in conference games—slightly lower than her season average.

State of Play
  • Hoffner recorded 12 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games.
  • Notable performances include a grand slam against Akron and a home run against NIU.
What's Next

Hoffner, along with other recognized athletes, is now eligible for the 2024 NFCA Division I All-America squads, to be announced on May 31.

Bottom Line

Emma Hoffner's strong all-around performance earned her a well-deserved spot on the 2024 NFCA All-Mideast Region Third Team, spotlighting her as one of the top collegiate players in her region.