#8 Emily Rigney

Height 5-5
Class Junior
Hometown East Doncaster, Australia

As a Junior (2018-19): 

  • Lefty who was co-MVP at 2018 NCAA Championship
  • Performed well at 2019 NCAA Championships; seems at her best in the biggest moments
  • Rotated fifth and sixth man as a junior, often as leadoff
  • Baker spare percent is 66.6 and strike percentage is 43.3

As a Sophomore (2017-18)

  • Helped Vanderbilt win NCAA Championship after stellar performance
  • Named Co-MVP and All-Tournament at national championship
  • Remained in three spot most of the season

As a Freshman (2016-17)

  • Broke into starting lineup midway through year and became a dominant force
  • All-tournament at Monmouth’s Hawk
  • Frame averages of 18.85 (team) and 19.05 (Baker)

Junior Highlights

  • Six-time member of Australian Junior and Youth teams
  • Collected three silver and two bronze medals
  • Three-time state Masters champion
  • Competed with Australian team at World Teen Masters, the World Youth Championships, the Asian Schools Championships and the Asian and World Youth Championships
  • Three-time National Junior All-Star team member
  • Won Australia’s Junior and All-Events titles in 2015

The Rigney File

  • Daughter to Dennis Rigney (head coach of Australian National Team) and Sharon Rigney (gold medal bowler for Australian National Team)
  • Left-handed