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Franzen earns Telegraph player of the year honor

In her final season wearing a Swede uniform, Gothenburg’s Emily Franzen earned The North Platte Telegraph’s Softball Player of the Year award.

Franzen had a record-setting season at the plate posting a Class C record .608 batting average while knocking in 38 RBIs.

She also hit 15 doubles and had an on-base percentage of .656 in 2013.

For her career, Franzen set five school records: Hits (130), RBIs (117), home runs (6), career batting average (.467) and single-season batting average (.608) while only striking out 11 times in 278 total trips to the plate.