Emily Roller '95 distinguished herself at Tabor Academy through her competitiveness, leadership and sportsmanship. She was a three-sport captain and MVP in soccer, basketball and lacrosse, earning eleven varsity letters. She was a three-time recipient of Outstanding Contribution to Girls' Athletics Award, three-time All-New England in basketball, two-time All-American in lacrosse and winner of the MVP Award in the 1995 New England Basketball Tournament, where she led Tabor to the New England Championship. At graduation, Emily was presented with the Headmaster's Award for Overall Excellence, as well as inducted into Tabor's chapter of the Cum Laude Society.
After Tabor, Emily attended Columbia University where she was twice selected the MVP of the Women's Basketball team. Setting three Columbia three-point shooting/scoring records, twice she was selected to the Academic All-Ivy Team. Graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude she was awarded the Marion R. Philips Scholar-Athlete Award - the most outstanding female student-athlete.
Emily has continued her commitment to athletics and education as a faculty member at Cushing Academy. As head coach, Emily has led the Cushing Girls' Basketball team to the New England Championship in 10 of her 14 ears coaching, winning the Tournament in 2007. Emily also coached the Cushing Girls' Lacrosse team to an undefeated season in 2006.
Awards & Achievements:
- 1992, 1994, 1995 Award for Individual Excellence and Overall Contribution to Girls' Athletics
- 1994, 1995 All-American Lacrosse
- 1993, 1994, 1995 All-New England Basketball
- 1994, 1995 Most Valuable Player Award, Girls' Basketball
- 1995 Most Valuable Player Award, Girls' Lacrosse
- 1997, 1999 Most Valuable Player Award, Women's Basketball
- 1998, 1999 Academic All-Ivy League, Women's Basketball
- 1999 Columbia/Barnard Marion R. Philips Scholar-Athlete Award