Frese on Wallace
"Emery is an example for all of us to learn from. She had her career taken from her, but instead of sulking, she only became a bigger presence for our team. She is so positive and great with her teammates. She is a very important part of our success."
As a Sophomore (2008-09)
Did not see any action due to injury.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007-08)
After sitting out her freshman campaign because of injury, made her collegiate debut vs. Delaware in the Preseason WNIT quarterfinal matchup vs. Delaware, netting two points from the charity stripe ... broke out for a career-high 18 points in 16 minutes to lead the Terps to a win over Loyola ... Went 6-for-8 in the win over the Greyhounds, including 3-for-3 from behind the three point line ... Saw playing time in 12 games overall, including an apperance in the ACC Tournament vs. Boston College ... Also earned playing time in two NCAA Tournament games vs. Coppin State and Vanderbilt.
A medical redshirt season ... suffered a left knee injury during the preseason ... spent the season rehabilitating after preseason knee surgery.
Lettered four years in basketball, beginning her prep career at Northside High School, concluding at Hidden Valley ... scored 1,497 points, grabbed 580 boards and had 106 three-pointers over her career, while posting a career free throw percentage of 81.6 percent ... led her teams to a combined 91-10 record and three state tournament semifinals ... netted 40 points as sophomore in the Group AA semifinals also setting the state tournament record shooting 92 percent from the free throw line (12-for-13) ... District Player of the Year despite missing the first 10 games of the season because of an ACL injury ... helped the team win 18-straight games after returning from injury, winning the district and region titles, and advancing to the state championship game ... three times named first team all-district and first team all-region, while being named second team all-state before earning a spot on the first team as a senior.
Enrolled in the College of Letters & Sciences ... daughter of Patsy and Tom Wallace ... comes from a long line of family members who attended Wake Forest University, including three cousins who are current students ... mother, Patsy, was a 1979 graduate of Wake Forest ... has two younger sisters, Maggie and Kelly ... late aunt Cathy Wallace was a basketball player at Utah in the late 1970s ... was a teammate of current Terrapin Kristi Toliver on the AAU Elkton Elks ... born in Fayetteville, N.C.
A Minute With Emery Wallace
What was the last book you read for fun?
What's your favorite thing about Maryland Women's Basketball?
Pick any city/country in the world you'd like to visit?
Jamaica - I love the warm weather.
Name something fun you did this summer.
I went to the beach with my family
What game are you most looking forward to this season?
Aside from playing basketball, what is your favorite thing to do/hobby?
What's the best thing about playing basketball?
My team - I love all of them. And meeting new friends.
What is something people don't know about you?
I was a state champion swimmer and had top national times.
Name something you can't live without...
My family and my phone.