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Senior spotlight: Emily Thek

Published October 16. 2013 05:00PM

Player - Emily Thek

School - Pleasant Valley

Sports - Girls' Tennis

Highlight package - Thek has played varsity tennis for the last two years. Last season, she played No. 3 singles. And, this season, Thek broke the school record for singles' play victories with 14 at No. 2 singles.

Favorite sports team - Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins

Favorite athlete - Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Favorite subject in school - Math

Favorite sports movie - "She's the Man"

Favorite musical artist - Pink

Favorite food - Macaroni and Cheese

Future plans - Thek plans to attend Misericordia University to major in Occupational Therapy.

Most memorable high school tennis moment - When the Bears won the Mountain Valley Conference Tournament Championship and they jumped into each others arms celebrating the moment.

Quotable: The thing you love most about tennis - "Like tennis because you work hard for the team in every match you play. You work independently to help the team win."

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