Name: Emily Bretscher
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 2"
DOB: 7/3/1998
Birthplace: Hartford, Conn.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
College: Purdue University
Team/Club: Tennessee Diving
Coach(es): Adam Soldati
Personal: Daughter of Nathan and Debbie...She has four siblings...Emily is studying Business Management...Her mother, Debbie, dove for The Ohio State University, and was a senior national champion on platform in 1984...Emily loves being outside whether it's to hike or being on the lake...She began diving at eight years old...She was named to the Purdue Dean's List Fall 2017 - Fall 2018...She was also named CSCAA Scholar All American in March 2018...Her first junior nationals was in 2013 and her first senior nationals was in 2015...Between dives, Emily likes to listen to music, read, play Wordscapes, think about diving cues and pray...One of her favorite songs to listen to before competition is Start Over by Flame & NF. She usually listens to similar songs or worship music...Her favorite dive is 405B on 3-meter...For 2019, Emily is making little adjustment to her hurdle...Her favorite pre-competition meal is a bagel or a few bites of a sandwich...Her favorite meal outside of competition is a Chicken Fajita...Emily wants to work in a profession where she can help others...Her teammates at Purdue are her favorite divers...She would describe herself as joyful, compassionate and driven...Her favorite book is Gospel by JD Greear and her favorite movie is Miracle. Her favorite TV show is Chuck