Athlete of the Week: Emma Caress

Athlete of the Week: Emma Caress

By Jay Maturi

Junior Emma Caress began her high school career as a Brebeuf Brave; however, she now resides at University High School and is currently a member of the Varsity Girls Basketball team as a Trailblazer. She was able to take some time out of her schedule to answer a couple of questions.

How long have you been playing basketball?

For about 7 years

When did you start playing? 

I started playing in the 5th grade at Orchard.

What’s your favorite part about the game?

I love being able to play with an awesome team and compete against other teams.

How is it playing on a completely new team this year?

I absolutely love it, the team is amazing!

What are your goals for the season?

To win a state title

What position do you play on the court?


Favorite Gatorade flavor?

Cool Blue!

Cats or Dogs?

I am definitely a dog person.

Favorite pump-up song?

Jordan Belford

Any role models? (basketball or non-basketball)

Steph Curry, Michael Jordan, and Skylar Diggs

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