East Catholic Student Athletes of the Month

Emily and Katie Szemreylo

East Catholic High School

Name: Emily Szemreylo

Sport(s) Played: Basketball, soccer

Academic Accomplishments: honors/high honors.  All-Academic team for soccer and basketball three years.

Athletic Accomplishments: Winning Class M State Championship in soccer

How I prepare for a game: Listen to my game playlist (basketball), and for soccer just stay focused to prepare for the game.

What are you most excited about this season? I am excited for the state tournament in soccer, and for exceeding expectations in basketball.

Most memorable moment as a high school athlete:  Winning States last year and beating South Windsor my sophomore year after their undefeated season (20-0).

What do you hope to accomplish this season? To build team unity and chemistry even though it is already really good now.

Favorite pro or college athlete: Breanna Stewart

College plans: To hopefully play both Division III soccer and basketball.  I also hope to go to school and study biology, and go into the medical field later in college.

Name: Katie Szemreylo

Sport(s) Played: Basketball, soccer

Academic Accomplishments: honors/high honors.  All-Academic team for soccer and basketball three years. National Honors Society.

Athletic Accomplishments:  Winning Class M State Championship in soccer

How I prepare for a game: Listen to music and focus on the game and what I need to do to be successful.

What are you most excited about this season? We lost a lot of seniors and have several new players so I am excited to watch our team chemistry develop.  That was the key to our success last year.  I am excited about making another run in the States.

Most memorable moment as a high school athlete: Words cannot describe how awesome it was to win States in soccer last year.

What do you hope to accomplish this season? Make another run in the State tournament and win again.

Favorite pro or college athlete: Tobin Heath

College plans: As of right now I am exploring options with several schools and I hope to play both soccer and basketball in college.

Emily

Emily

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