Emma Larson

Sport:
 Women's Diving
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Madbury, N.H.
Major: Medical Diagnostics Track (Currently UST)

 

PERSONAL

Three words to describe yourself? Fun, Caring, Loving

Where is the coolest place you've traveled?  I got the opportunity to go to Spain for a class Spanish trip in high school.  We traveled all over Spain for two week and it was the most amazing experience of my life.  We went to Seville, Granada, Malaga and so many other amazing places in Spain.

What do you like to do on your spare time?  During my spare time I like to listen to music, watch TV with friends, go out to eat with friends and cook food.

Favorite Holiday?  My favorite holiday is the Fourth of July because for my family it is a big production and we all get together, have a family BBQ, go to the parade and watch the firework over the lake.

Celebrity crush?   If I had to pick a celebrity crush it would be Dylan O'Brien!

Any hidden talents?  A fun hidden talent I have is being able to tie a cherry stem in my mouth without using my hands. When I was a kid my Aunt taught me how to do it in a Chinese restaurant and now it is a tradition every time we go.

What are three things that are on your bucket list? Three things on my bucket list are to go sky diving, go horseback riding on the beach and to ride in a hot air balloon.

What is your favorite meal? My favorite meal is sushi! I love it so much I used to work at a Japanese restaurant.

Dream job?  My dream job would be working in pediatric hospital.  My end goal is to become a PA which is truly what I want to do with my life.  I love working with kids in general and I would like to be able to help or aid in any way possible with my line of work which is why I chose this path.

Favorite TV show or program? My favorite TV show is Shameless and I can't wait for the next season.

What is your guilty pleasure TV show?  I watch The Bachelor every season and I have to say it's not something I like to admit, but I love it.

What reality show/game show would you go on?  If I could go on any TV show it would be the MTV The Challenge.  The games and obstacles they set up on that show look so cool and I think I would be good at it.

What is your spirit animal?  If I had to choose a spirit animal it would be a dolphin.  I love the water and the ocean and I think they are happy and free beautiful animals

Do you have any pets?  I own a bunny and 6 chickens which all live together in our chicken coop at home. We farm our eggs from the chickens which is an amazing gift to be able to have fresh eggs every morning.

ON CAMPUS

What part of campus do you live on? Right now I live off campus in an apartment with 5 other girls on my team!

Do you live with any athletes? What's that like?  I live with athletes on my team, who are all swimmers.  I think we mesh really well because of how similar we all are and how much time we spend together.  I don't know what I would do without them.

What's your favorite part of campusMy favorite part of campus is the main green.  I love how when it is nice out people sit on the lawn and eat or play games because it creates such a happy social scene.

Favorite class? Why?  My favorite class I have taken so far is WOMS200 because my professor was amazing and very personable.  She took the time to make sure everyone was heard and because we talked about some sensitive topics in the class she made it easy for you not to feel judged or misunderstood. I recommend this class to anybody who wants to get out of their comfort zone and learn more about women's history and sexuality of others.

Favorite professor? Why?  My favorite professor is my professor from WOMS200, Rachael Green-Howard.  She really made the class enjoyable and easy to learn the material and she even gave me a letter of recommendation for a scholarship I was applying to.


SOCIAL

What social media platform are you most active on?   I am most active on Instagram

Favorite emoji?   😇

Favorite Snapchat Filter?  My favorite snapchat filter is definitely the one that makes your mouth look huge!


HYPOTHETICAL

Who would you like to trade places with for a day?  If I could trade places with somebody for a day it would be Gabby Douglas because I think she is an amazing athlete and it would be so cool to live a day in her shoes and be able to do what she does.

If you could live in any decade, which would you choose?  I would want to live in the 80's because of their style.

If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? I would choose chocolate covered pretzels because I can eat those at anytime of the day.

What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?  I would want to be able to fly!

AS A BLUE HEN
Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hens? So far my most memorable moment as a Blue Hen is my very first meet as a collegiate athlete.  I will never forget the excitement and nerves.  It took me back to freshman year of high school when I had never competed ever before.

Any superstitions?  I always fix my bathing suit straps before I get on the board because it helps calm me down and if I don't do it I'm afraid I won't be as focused during my dive.

What do you and your team do to get students to go to your games?  We try to recruit friends to come mostly and tell them to spread the word!

Any pre-game traditions?  Usually before a meet the women's team will have a pasta dinner with everyone where we talk about our goals for the meet individually and as a team.