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Emily Thompson is a graduate of nearby Loudoun Valley High School where she holds five girls basketball records. She left her mark in more ways than one as she holds the record for career points, 3 pointers in a game, 3 pointers in a season, 3 pointers in a career, and consecutive free throws in a game. Additionally, she received multiple All-State, All-Region, and All-Conference selections during her 4 year variety career.
Most notably during her career she was a leader on the court. She helped Valley go from finishing last in the district the year before she was on the roster to playing in the state tournament her senior year.
Emily decided to attend the University of Mary Washington to continue her basketball career. She continued to leave her mark as she finished her collegiate career as a 3 year captain and a 2 time 2nd team All-CAC selection. Additionally, she led the Eagles in points per game, 3 pointers made, 3 pointers attempted, and foul shot percentage as a junior.
During her senior year, she was responsible for leading a team that welcomed seven freshmen and returned only one player, besides herself, with starting experience. She finished the year leading the Eagles to the best record they had in the past 3 seasons all while playing the 9th toughest schedule in the country.
As she continues to leave her mark everywhere she goes, currently she is 2nd in the record books in 3 point field goals made in a single season.
She was named to the All-CAC academic team for 4 consecutive years and graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education and a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Emily has been coaching for the Catoctin Basketball Club the past several years. Currently, she coaches the Girls Varsity Team and the 2030 Girls Catoctin Team. Along with coaching these two teams for Catoctin, she also loves to do one on one and small group training for both boys and girls in the area.
Ever since high school, she has spent her summers actively involved with different basketball camps. She is well versed in running successful camps for kids ranging from 8-18. She worked for Blue Ridge Basketball Camp and UMW’s Nike Basketball Camp. Currently, she is the director of the Catoctin Basketball Camp.
Emily will be a Social Science teacher at Stone Bridge High School in the Fall of 2021.