33 Lana Herrmann
33 - Lana Herrmann
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverside, IL
High School: Riverside-Brookfield
Position: C/3B
Bats/Throws: R/R

After three years in the program, she has played in 106 contests and made 88 starts ... Has produced 13 games with two or more hits and claims 15 multi-RBI outings ... Ranks fifth on the school's all-time list with 16 home runs ... Has 351 putouts, good for 13th place on the Eagles' career chart.

Junior (2018):
Played in 27 contests and made 19 of her 20 starts at the catching position ... Hit .259 (15-for-58) and ended the campaign with a team-leading four home runs ... Fourth on the club with 16 RBIs ... Second on the team with a .500 slugging percentage ... Four multi-hit outings and drove in two or more runs on four occasions ... Keyed a 12-1, five-inning win over Wesleyan (Mar. 22) in the first game of a doubleheader, registering a 3-for-4 effort at the plate that saw her come through with a run-producing double and a two-run homer ... Grand slam highlighted a six-run fourth inning and helped the Eagles to an 8-0 win over Case Western Reserve (Mar. 30) ...  Huge performance in a five-inning, 10-1 win over Brandeis (Apr. 13), socking a pair of homers and totaling five RBIs – first round tripper in that contest was a three-run shot in the top of the second that gave Emory a 4-1 lead ... Two-run single sparked a three-run second inning, helping the Eagles to a 7-1 win over NYU (Apr. 27) in the first game of a doubleheader.

Sophomore (2017):
Saw action in 30 games, 25 in a starting capacity behind the plate ... Ended the season hitting .246 (15 of 61) ... Tied for third on the team with three home runs ... Three multi-hit games and drove in two or more runs on three occasions ... Two-for-three at the plate and knocked in a pair of runs, the last coming via solo home run in the bottom of the sixth that closed out the team's scoring vs. Averett (Feb. 11) ... Picked up two hits in a season-opening 6-3 victory over Rhodes (Feb. 11) including a run-producing double that scored the first of three runs in the second inning ... Socked a two-out, walk-off two-bagger that scored Cassie Baca in the bottom of the seventh, giving Emory a 2-1 win vs. Messiah (Feb. 25) at the William Peace Triangle Classic ... Hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the second inning, boosting Emory to a 3-0 lead and that represented the GWRBI in a 7-2 verdict over Maryville College (Mar. 21) ... Blasted a solo homer to lead off the fifth inning in the series opener at Case Western Reserve (Mar. 21) ... Reached base in all four of her trips to the plate, singling twice and drawing a pair of walks, the first that led to her scoring the game-winning run in the top of the fifth in a 7-0 decision over Case Western (Mar. 21) in the second game of the series. 

Freshman (2016):
Appeared in 49 games and drew 43 starting assignments, 33 at third base, nine behind the plate and as the designated hitter … Ranked second on the team and in the conference and stood 52nd in Division III with nine home runs,  good for a seventh-place tie on the program’s seasonal ladder … Fourth on the team and ninth in the UAA with 31 RBIs …  Hit .278 on the year ... Recorded six multi-hit games and drove in two or more runs on eight occasions … Two-out single scored Ashley Powers with the final score of a three-run first inning and proved to be the game-winning RBI in a 5-2 decision over Berry College (May 14) in the NCAA Mount Berry Regional …  Two-out single in the top of the sixth frame provided the insurance run in a 3-1 victory over Birmingham Southern (May 13) in the NCAA Mount Berry Regional opener … Crossed the plate twice and delivered a solo homer in the top of the fourth that gave Emory a 6-0 lead in an eventual 8-0 outcome over LaGrange (Apr. 23) … Three safeties in four trips to the plate and scored twice in a 12-3 win vs. LaGrange (Apr. 23) … Socked a grand slam as part of a five-run first inning in a six-inning, 12-2 decision over Roanoke (Mar. 26) in the second game of a doubleheader … Ignited a seven-run third frame by hitting a three-run homer in a five-inning, 12-2 triumph vs. Shorter (Mar. 25) … 2-for-2 with a one-out round tripper in the bottom of the sixth that snapped a 3-3 deadlock and gave the Eagles a 4-3 win against Maryville (Mar. 17) in the second game of a twinbill … Clubbed a three-run homer that closed out a six-run first inning in a 9-1 victory vs. Pomona-Pitzer (Mar. 16) … Picked up three hits in four trips to the plate and totaled a pair of RBIs in a 13-5 triumph against Brandeis (Mar. 13) in the final game of the UAA Championships … 2-for-2 at the plate and doubled in Janelle Turnquest with the squad’s first run in the second inning in an 8-0 outcome vs. Lake Forest (Mar. 6) … Collected a pair of two-baggers and knocked in one run in a five-inning 8-0 win against Lake Forest … Blasted a two-run homer and scored twice against No. 2 Salisbury (Feb. 28) … First career round tripper was a three-run shot in the bottom of the third inning, staking Emory to a 5-0 lead, in a six-inning 11-3 win vs. Averett (Feb. 20) … Finished with four RBIs, including a bases-clearing double that helped fuel an 11-run fourth inning in a 19-1 triumph vs. Agnes Scott (Feb. 13). 

High School:
4-year member of the Riverside-Brookfield softball program … Was coached by Doug Schultz and Jame Holt … Played catcher, outfield, third base and first base …Served as team captain her final two seasons … 2015 Suburban Life All-Area MVP … Metro Suburban All-Conference … Socked 13 home runs her senior year and eight as a junior … 2015 Riverside-Brookfield Female Athlete of the Year … Riverside-Brookfield Female Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior …Four-year honoree on the Metro Suburban Conference All-Academic Team … Played volleyball for four years while at RBHS … National Merit Scholar ... Class Valedictorian … Member of National Honor Society. 

Played travel ball for the Oak Park Windmills where she was coached by Josh Baer.

Daughter of Andrew and Virginia-Lee Herrmann ... Born Jan. 28 ... A double major at Emory in Human Health and Chemistry.

"I chose Emory because I knew it would challenge me both academically and athletically, while providing a great community to experience it with."  

Career Stats

2016 49-43 108 23 30 31 5 0 9 2-3 .278
2017 30-25 61 11 15 12 1 0 3 0-0 .246
2018 27-20 58 11 15 16 2 0 4 4-4 .259
2019 22-20 43  7 10 7 3 0 2 0-0 .233
TOTAL 128-108 270 52 70 66 11 0 18 6-7 .259