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  Emily Tolbert

Emily Tolbert

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sammamish, Wa.

High School:
Skyline HS

Last College:
Cal Poly Pomona

Height:
5-8

Position:
Distance

Experience:
1V

CAL POLY POMONA Emily Tolbert spent one season (2007) at Cal Poly Pomona in Pomona, Calif. ... competed in the 800 meters for coach Jim Sackett and ran cross country for coach Wade Watkins.

SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL Tolbert competed in track, cross country and soccer at Skyline High School in Sammamish, Wash. ... was a first team All-Kingco league selection in track as a senior in 2006 ... also earned first team all-league honors for the Spartans cross country team in 2005 ... was named first team all-league and Best Freshman Runner in 2003 ... the track team won league championships all four years and the cross country team won league titles in 2004 and 2005 ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.0 grade point average.

PERSONAL Born September 22, 1987 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... parents are Debra Becker and Jim Tolbert ... stepfather is David Becker ... has two older brothers, Gale and Ken ... her mother ran track at the University of Texas ... was also recruited by San Diego, Idaho, Boise State and Texas A&M ... favorites include the TV shows "Project Runway" and "Grey's Anatomy" and the bands The Shins and Muse ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "waking up early for practice" ... major is Spanish and Biotech.