Female Athlete of the Week


Image/Graphics by Rich Murawski

Madison Kephart, Author

West Branch senior Emily White has been chosen as the Warrior Watch‘s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 10/28/18. Emily is captain of the team and her leadership has driven the team to many victories. She has shown incredible skill and dedication to the Lady Warrior soccer team in the past three years on varsity. She has contributed to a total of nine shutouts this season. Emily played incredible defense this past week in the district semi-final game against Westmont Hilltop. Emily’s efforts, along with the rest of the team, helped secure a 3-1 win. The Lady Warriors will play in the district championship against Bishop McCort on Wednesday night.

Facts about Emily:

Grade: 12th

Sports: Soccer, Basketball, Track

Parents: Christine and Michael White

Siblings: Elizabeth and Michael White

Future Plans: to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner, start a family and live the rest of her life in a huge log cabin in the woods

Hobbies outside of sports: hanging out with her dogs

Favorite Food: Pineapple Pizza

Favorite Memory: When she and Sarah would make pacts and deals with people on the team so that Trinity wouldn’t be able to get back into the game of lightning

Favorite Pro Soccer player: Becky Sauerbrunn