Missouri State scores twice in seventh to win regular season finale and advance to MVC Tournament
At Missouri State
Struemph will step in and step up in the eight-foot circle to provide quality innings in her first year with the Bears.
Struemph was a four-year standout hurler at Saint Elizabeth High ... a back-to-back first-team all-state selection, she completed her career with a 26-3 record, 0.67 ERA, 967 strikeouts in 565 innings pitched and three-consecutive conference titles ... as a senior, Struemph earned conference and district MVP honors along with first-team all-region and all-state accolades for the state quarterfinalists ... led the Hornets to the 2011 Class 1 State Title while picking up all-state and all-region first team selections and conference and district MVP honors in her junior campaign ... her sophomore year, she added first-team all-district and all-region, second team all-state and conference MVP accolades to her resume ... was a first-team all-conference, all-district and all-region honoree as a freshman ... in 2009, she led her Club Elite Classics 14B team to the ASA Northern National Championship and received the Outstanding Pitcher Award in 2010 at the USSSA Fastpitch World Series ... was also a standout basketball player at Saint Elizabeth her freshman and sophomore seasons.
Erin Nicole Struemph is the daughter of Karen and Paul Struemph ... born October 18, 1994, in Jefferson City, Mo. ... has two sisters, Becky and Renee ... her sister, Renee, also attends MSU ... has not declared a major at Missouri State.