Athlete Showcase: Brandywine’s Emily Erwin
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?
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.
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