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Birthplace: Rahway, N.J.
Hometown: Wynnewood, Pa.
Current Residence: Wynnewood, Pa.
High School: La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, Pa.
Club Affiliation: La Salle College High School
Began Rowing: 2009, La Salle College High School
Training Location: Philadelphia, Pa.
Coaches: Tom Madden
Years on National Team: One- 2012, Junior
Finished in eighth place in the men’s eight at 2012 USRowing Youth Nationals Championship…Took second place in the men’s eight at 2009 Stotesbury Regatta
He lists his parents as the most influential members of his life…Emmett’s personal hero is Lance Armstrong…His aspirations are to make the cover story of row2k at least once in his rowing career…Someday he’d like to moved to a secluded place in Texas to live a quite life…Emmett feels his brother, Nigel, and grandmother are the best group of cheering fans on the shore for every race…His hobbies are cycling, cooking, basketball, painting, homeless outreach, ping pong, frisbee, golf, dancing.