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SCA Spotlight Athlete: Emma Galassini '22

St. Cecilia Academy
Emma Galassini '22 is our Scarab Nation Spotlight Athlete!  Emma is a junior and starting forward on the basketball team. 
When asked about Emma, head coach Brian Hemping said, “Emma has been a leader for us both statistically and by setting the tone each day in practice.  She’s accepted the responsibilities that come with being a captain and has developed a fierce ‘will to win’ attitude.  Emma is the epitome of what it means to be a Scarab basketball player.  We sat down with Emma to find out what makes her such a special player and teammate. 
Question:  How long have you been playing this sport?
Answer:  Since Kindergarten. 
Question:  What do you love most about this sport?
Answer:  The team work and developing new skills.
Question:  Who is your biggest rival?
Answer:  Harpeth Hall. 
Question:  Do you have any pregame rituals or traditions?
Answer:  Listening to music to get pumped up. 
Question:  Do you have plans to compete collegiately?
Answer:  Nope. 
Question:  How close are you all as a team?
Answer:  Very Close!  We are always together and go out for team dinners after almost every game. 
Question:  What do you attribute your success to?
Answer:  Great coaching and supportive teammates. 
Question:  What is your favorite TV show?
Answer:  New Girl.
Question:  What are the top songs on your playlist right now?
Answer:  Anything by Taylor Swift
Question:  What is your favorite snack food?
Answer:  Cheez-its.
Question:  If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
Answer:  Harry Stiles
Question:  What do you love most about being a Scarab?
Answer:  The close-knit community.