Name: Cheta Emba
Sport: Rugby
Event(s): Sevens
Position: Prop
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
DOB: 7/16/1993
Birthplace: Richmond, Va.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School (Richmond, Va.)
College: Harvard University ‘15, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Team/Club: Beantown Rugby Football Club/USA Sevens Residency Program
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens, 4th
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Glendale, 2nd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Dubai, 4th
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Sydney, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Kitakyushu, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Biarritz, 1st
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Langford, 3rd
  • 2018 World Rugby Sevens Series Paris, 4th
  • 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup, 4th (15s)
Personal: Daughter of Theresa Nwabufo…Began playing rugby at age 20…Played soccer for four years at Harvard earning All-Academic and All-Conference honors, picking up rugby as a new way to cross-train for her role as a goalkeeper…Volunteers in construction projects such as Habitat for Humanity and Hope Sports…Enjoys reading, nature walks, hikes, music, rock climbing and cooking…Fluent in Spanish as well.
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