ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
25 - Cheta Emba
Cheta Emba
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Glen Allen, Va.
High School: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
Position: Goalkeeper

Freshman (2011): 
Played in six games ... Owned a 2-0 record, to go along with a 0.97 goals-against average and nine saves ... Stopped four shots in nearly 67 minutes of action, earning win against Connecticut (Sept. 11) ... Recorded two saves at Boston University (Sept. 14) ... Made one save in victory over Penn (Sept. 23) ... Stopped two shots in win over New Hampshire (Sept. 25).

Before Harvard:
Member of Virginia Olympic Development state team from 2008-10 ... Four-year starter as a goalkeeper on the soccer team and as a forward on the basketball team in high school … Varsity soccer captain as a senior … Captained basketball team as a junior and senior … Was named all-district soccer honorable mention 2008-09 and second-team in 2010 … All-academic soccer team selection 2008-10 … Virginia Olympic Development Program member 2008-09 … Garnered all-district honorable mention honors for basketball in 2008 and 2009, second-team accolades in 2010 and first-team honors in 2011 … All-academic basketball team member all four seasons… National Merit Finalist … Selected as the Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfect Leadership Award … Member of four National Honor societies (General Spanish, English and Science) … Telluride Association member … Chosen as an AIU High School Diplomat for Japanese-American Cultural Exchange … Volunteered in hurricane Katrina relief … Co-president of the Student Pugwash USA (Scientific and Technological Ethics group) … Co-president of Fellowship of Christian Students … Also enjoys reading.