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Triple Threat of the Week: Emma Wollert, Sheboygan Falls

02/27/2020, 2:45pm CST
By Norbert Durst

Name: Emma Wollert
School: Sheboygan Falls High School 
Year: Senior 

Volleyball Honors: Three-year starter for coach Nick Erdman and the Falcons... honorable mention all-EWC as a sophomore... second-team all-conference as a junior... first-team all-conference as a senior... team MVP as a junior and senior... finished career with over 400 digs, just under 700 kills and over 250 blocks... committed to NCAA Division II Truman State University... 

Basketball Honors: Four-year varsity performer and three-year starter for the Falcons... coached by WBCA Hall of Fame coach Bob Maronde and Brian Berlin as a senior... second-team all-conference as a junior... team captain as a junior and senior... averaging 13.6 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.9 steals and 2.2 blocks per game this season... currently has career totals of 767 points and 505 rebounds... 

Soccer Honors: Enters her senior year as a three-year starter... first-team all-conference as a junior... 

Favorite Sport (and why): "Definitely volleyball. I started playing volleyball my freshman year, and ever since then it has been a huge part of my life. I play practically all year long, and I have met so many people from all of my club teams and going to camps all over the place. I absolutely love playing against players from across the country and seeing the talent that people can bring to the game."

Best Part of High School Sports (and why): "The best part of high school sports is definitely being placed in a leadership role where the kids in the community look up to you."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "My basketball coach, Bob Maronde, said to take advantage of every opportunity you get, big or small. Always have an “I get to do this” attitude
instead of having an 'I have to do this' attitude."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "This year in volleyball we beat Plymouth in four sets and it was a really hard fought game in a loud gym. I was also proud of being voted as school Female Athlete of the Year as a sophomore."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "I love being able to compete in sports year round and never missing an opportunity to better myself and my teammates. I get to challenge myself in being a versatile player in every sport."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Especially with playing club volleyball during school basketball and soccer season, I need to make sure that I’m not overworking myself and leaving time to recover after games and tournaments."

Favorite Opponent (and why): "Plymouth is always a tough competition in all sports. The gym is always packed, and the atmosphere is super exciting."

Favorite Professional Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: "She doesn’t play professionally (yet), but Dana Rettke is my favorite player because she has worked so hard since her freshman year at Wisconsin, and she plays with so much heart and passion."

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers Volleyball

Cumulative GPA: 3.9469

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against (and why): "In basketball, Sara Braun who was two years older than me. She always balled out in every game we played against her. She was a good shooter, could drive to the basket, and was a very versatile player."

Most Admired High School Teammate (and why): "I admire Alisa Mendez, and because we play every sport together, I get to see how hard she works in every aspect of her game. She continues to better herself whether it be in the weight room, conditioning, or skills."

College Plans: "I am going to attend Truman State University to play Division 2 volleyball and planning on majoring in Biology."

Activities Outside of Sports: "I am involved in Community Service Club, Student Council, Math Club, National Honors Society, Spanish National Honors Society, and a Freshman Connections Mentor program through school."

I Find it Relaxing to: "I like to hang out with friends and watch movies, and listen to music."

Favorite TV Show: The Office

Favorite Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Favorite Musical Artist: Lord Huron or Charlie Cunningham

Favorite Subject: Math or Chemistry

Favorite Restaurant: Wild Tomato in Door County

Favorite Website: "YouTube (for watching Vines of course)."

Other Family Members: "I live with my mom, dad, older brother Ethan (20), and my two dogs Carl and Luna." 

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