Athlete Showcase: Brandywine’s Emily Erwin

Brandywine senior Emily Erwin now holds three school records and is third all-time in career scoring. (Leader photo/File)

Brandywine senior Emily Erwin now holds three school records and is third all-time in career scoring. (Leader photo/File)

Emily Erwin is a senior on the Brandywine girls basketball team.


What has been one of your greatest

accomplishments as an athlete?

EE: Breaking three school records.

What has been one of your biggest

disappointments as an athlete?

EE: Not making it to state.

What has been a hardship in your life?

EE: When my parents got divorced.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

EE: My mom, she is always there to support me and she never lets me down.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

EE: When everyone is talking about a big game coming up.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

EE: When I air ball threes.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

EE: I look for teammates to workout with to state motivated.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

EE: Tennis.

Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?

EE: My family has always been my biggest fans.

How would you give away $50,000?

EE: I would give it to cancer research because so many people I know have been affected by cancer.

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

EE: Notre Dame women’s basketball.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

EE: Work more.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

EE: To accept a bad call by the refs.

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

EE: Have five seconds in the paint instead of three seconds.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

EE: That I’m very humble and always show sportsmanship.

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

EE: Read out loud in a class and yes because it helps me prepare for college.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

EE: When our Brandywine community came together to help with all the cancer fundraisers.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

EE: Playing basketball because it helps me get my mind off of things.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

EE: Outgoing.




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