Emily Shanes
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    Emily Shanes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lexington, KY

    High School:
    P.L. Dunbar

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Diving

    Birthdate:
    11/04/1985

    Major:
    Behavioral Science

    At AFA: Set career-highs in both the one-meter and three-meter dives ... had 214.43 points in one-meter dive against TCU ... had a career best 222.98 points in three-meter dive at Northern Colorado ... 2005: Had a then-career-high 195.95 points in the one-meter dive at Big West Shootout ... posted then-career-best 212.32 points in the three-meter dive against Colorado State).

    High School: Lettered three years in diving and two years in track ... team captain and county champion as a senior ... regional champs as a sophomore, junior and senior ... on the Beta and Key clubs ... a member of the National Honor Society ... Academic All-American ... also played volleyball ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes president.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 27 ... birthdate is Nov. 4, 1985 ... completed Operations Air Force at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, this summer ... worked as GE Services Superintendent over the summer ... hobbies are snowboarding, scrapbooking, yoga and volunteering ... enjoys reading books by Nicholas Sparks ... favorite music is country ... advice to young people is live each day to the fullest and never regret the past because it made who you are today ... credits AFA diving coach Stan Curnow as having the biggest influence in her sports career ... has a sister, Katie (16) ... daughter of Robert and Cheryl Shanes.

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