Emily Conroe
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Emily  Conroe

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fredericksburg, VA

High School:
FHSAA

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

BEFORE AIR FORCE:

HIGH SCHOOL:  Seton Home Study (Academic)/Fairfax Homeschool Sports Athletic Association (FHSAA)…lettered all four years in basketball and volleyball and one in soccer…scored 2,735 points and grabbed 1,821 rebounds (19.3 ppg, 12 rpg) for career…played for MaxPreps #1 ranked homeschool team in 2016-17...runner-up NACA Div. II and offensive MVP…played on two HSPN East Coast National Homeschool Tournament Champion team and earned MVP honors in 2014-15 and 2015-16…team captain as a junior and senior…played for Faith Baptist School (FBS) as a freshman, earning ODACS State Championship and earning MVP honors…team captain as a senior in volleyball and played for three VHSAA State Champion teams as a middle…high school basketball coach was Mike Merryman…played club ball for BWSL Richmond, coached by Max Coates and Mike Davis…club teammates with fellow AF WBB teammate Kennedy Beale.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Lynne Conroe…has a brother and sister…comes from a military family as father and aunt are Army West Point graduates and also has an uncle that is a Naval Academy graduate…father played soccer at Army and aunt, Natalie Conroe, was on swimming & diving, track and field and soccer teams at Army…intends on majoring in engineering…considering career as a pilot or engineering field…why I decided to come to the Academy: “I decided to come to Academy because I wanted to serve my country, become a pilot, and continue the family tradition of service to country and others. I also wanted to play Div. I basketball and be able to make a difference and build a tradition and believed that I could accomplish that at the Air Force Academy under the guidance of Coach ‘G’.” …hobbies are basketball, reading and archery…began playing basketball at age five…credits her parents and basketball trainer Rick Wright has having the biggest influence on her sports career…dream vacation is a ski resort in the Alps…guilty pleasure is a great book and a big bowl of cookies and cream or cookie dough ice cream…something most people don’t know about her is that her first sport was soccer and she was going to become a professional tennis player before picking up basketball full time at age 13…enjoys listening to Christian rap, specifically KB and Trip Lee…favorite TV show is Bones…favorite movies are the Lord of the Rings trilogy...favorite class subject is science, specifically chemistry…favorite player is Russell Westbrook…favorite team is the Golden State Warriors.

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