Emily Foy receives a NSWCCC Blue

Emily Foy from St Francis Xavier’s College Hamilton received a NSWCCC Blue in the sport of basketball. Emily’s talent was evident from a young age when she was selected for the Polding basketball team in Year 5 and then again in Year 6.

Emily also performed well at Polding athletics representing her school at the state championships. Emily has played representative basketball with Newcastle Hunters since under 12’s. She attended national club championships with Newcastle Hunters for two years in under 14’s. She was selected to represent NSW at the national championships in under 16’s and under 18’s as both a bottom age and top age player and was named captain for two of these teams. She has been a member of the BNSW state performance program for four years.

In 2021, Emily along with Michael Walker and Amelia Raidaveta represented NSWCCC at the NSW All Schools Championships where she was named in the NSW All Schools Merit Team. Emily contributed impressive scoring numbers through her ability to shoot from the perimeter and attack the basket, making her a hard player to guard. Her speed, strength and size give her the versatility to play multiple positions. Emily is an outstanding representative basketball player with great leadership skills. Emily represented the Newcastle senior program both in the Women’s Youth League and Championship teams. She was named in the BNSW Youth League All-Star Five at the conclusion of the season as just a 17-year-old.

Emily is aiming to attend a division one college in America where she can continue her growth and development as a basketball player and student. She currently trains 6 days a week working on her strength in the gym and her skills on the court.

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