Emily Rolston

Tennis
Class Junior Height 5'10"
Hometown Missoula, Mont.
High School Hellgate Major Anthropology

 

Junior season (2010-11) - Posted Northwest Conference records of 7-5 in singles, playing primarily at No. 3, and 7-4 in doubles, playing mostly at No. 2 ... Season highlights in singles included 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 victory over Whitworth senior Katie Staudinger ... Rallied against Pacific for three-set win at No. 4 singles after teaming with Kate Kunkel-Patterson for victory at No. 2 doubles ... Was double winner against Pacific Lutheran, winning in straight sets at No. 3 singles and teaming with Elise Otto for victory at No. 1 doubles ... Helped Whitman post Spring Break victory over Salisbury with wins at No. 4 singles (three sets) and No. 2 doubles ... Teamed with Kunkel-Patterson to make doubles quarterfinals of ITA's regional fall tournament.

Sophomore season (2009-10) - Accumulated 25 victories during spring dual match season, going 13-10 (10-5 NWC) in singles and 12-11 (9-6 NWC) in singles ... Played most of season at No. 5 singles and No. 3 doubles ... Rolled to 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 5 singles to help Whitman edge Linfield in semifinals of NWC playoffs.

First-Year season (2008-09) - Collected 26 wins in singles and doubles during first spring season ... Was 14-5 (9-3 NWC) in doubles, mostly at No. 3, and 12-9 (10-5 NWC) in singles, playing in spots four, five and six ... Notched two victories, winning 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6 singles and was part of 8-2 triumph at No. 3 doubles, as Whitman capped Spring Break trip with rain-shortened 6-1 victory over UC-Santa Cruz ... Won all four of her matches as Whitman swept two dual-match decisions from Pacific.

Prep - Made Montana state tournament in doubles in each of four seasons, winning state title with best friend Lauren Crandall as sophomore ... Same twosome placed second at state as seniors and third as juniors ... Also played various USTA Intermountain Region tournaments before coming to Whitman ... Played three years of varsity soccer in high school.

Academics - Majoring in anthropology with minor in Latin American studies ... Traveled to Guatamala summer 2009 to take Spanish classes and travel with sister ... Was valedictorian in high school; was active in Key Club and environmental club.

Personal - Daughter of Mary and Layne Rolston ... Older sister Hannah is senior at Seattle University ... Uncle Jeff Rolston-Clemmer graduated from Whitman in 1987 ... Plans trip to Tanzania with parents in July 2011 to visit sister studying engineering in Dar es Saalam ... Volunteers at Whitman in youth mentoring program and with Quickstart Tennis programs for Walla Walla youth ... Hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, camping, skiing ... Plays intramural soccer, basketball, softball and dodgeball at Whitman.

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