- Name Emma Entzminger
- Hometown Victoria, B.C.
- Date of Birth January 11, 1996
- Number 19
- Primary Position 3rd Base
- Secondary Position Infield
- Bats Right
- Throws Right
Born and raised in Victoria, B.C., Emma Entzminger is in her seventh year as a member of the national team program and her fourth as a member of the Women's National Team. She competed as part of the Junior Women’s National Team at the 2013 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship in Brampton, and at the same event in 2015 in Oklahoma City. In 2016, she made the jump to the Women's National Team and was the youngest member of the squad. She helped Canada to a Bronze medal finish at the 2018 WBSC World Championships in Chiba, Japan and a Silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru where she tied for the team lead with 5 RBIs. Entzminger was also part of Canada's roster at the 2019 WBSC Americas Qualifier, helping Canada qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by batting .429 at the event.
Entzminger graduated from San Jose State University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology. She played four seasons with the Spartans while studying at SJSU, starting in 191 of her 207 games played over that span. Over her career with the Spartans she had a .287 batting average, .434 OBP, 17 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 70 RBIs. She finished at SJSU ranked third all-time in runs scored (142), fourth in walks (85) and OBP (.434). In 2019, Entzminger competed with the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League.
What Minor Softball Association you grew up playing in? Victoria Devils Fastpitch
What’s your favourite food? Blueberries
What’s your favourite book? Green Eggs and Ham
What’s the best movie you’ve ever watched? The Sandlot
What’s your pre-game ritual? Playing hacky with the hacky crew
What’s your favourite place that softball has taken you? Japan for the 2018 World Championships.
What are your future aspirations? Get my Master’s in physical therapy or go to the academy to become a police officer.
If you could spend an hour with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be? Ellen DeGeneres
2018 WBSC World Championship – Bronze
2019 Pan American Games - Silver