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Emily Kenny
Emily  Kenny

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Stone Bridge

Position:
IF/OF

Club:
New Jersey Intensity

02/17/2017

SB Dealt 6-5 Walkoff Loss

Louisville wins in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

02/11/2017

Purdue Drops 16-9 Slugfest to Stanford

Hughes, Huffman lead 14-hit attack

02/10/2017

Eight Hits Not Enough as Softball Falls 3-0

Hughes equals career high with three-hit performance

02/10/2017

Eight Hits Not Enough as Softball Falls 3-0

Hughes equals career high with three-hit performance

02/09/2017

New Era of Purdue Softball Begins Friday

First-year coach De Oliveira and the Boilermakers travel to Tempe, Arizona

2016: Saw action in 40 games, starting 26, 15 at third base, 10 in right field and one at first base ... batted .169 with three doubles, two triples and four home runs ... nine of her 14 hits were for extra bases ... drove in 14 RBI, including the game winners against Indiana and Illinois ... scored 14 runs, including four game winners ... put together a six-game hit streak from April 16 to 24 ... drew four walks and was hit by a pitch three times ... laid down one sacrifice bunt and lifted one sac fly ... stole one base.

High School: A three-time all-state selection ... As a senior was first team all-district and all-region, received honorable mention all-state accolades from Virginia High School Coaches' Association...named district and region Player of the Year, VWSCA Player of the Year, 1st team All-Met and a 5A first team all-state selection in 2014 ... earned her second-straight first team all-district and all-region honors as a junior ... received honorable mention all-state accolades from the Virginia High School Coaches' Association as a sophomore ... led team to a runner-up finish at the state championship in 2012, while earning district and region all-tournament team honors as a rookie ... honor roll student ... played travel ball for the 18U New Jersey Intensity and 16U Vienna Stars.

Personal: Full name is Emily Grace Kenny ... born Sept. 20, 1997 ... parents are Kevin and Trish Kenny ... has one brother, Pete, and two sisters, Charlotte and Molly ... major is undecided.

Sweet or salty: sweet
Chocolate or vanilla: chocolate
Dogs or cats: dogs
Cooking or eating: eating
Vacation: To the quiet country or to the big city: to the big city
Coolest place I've ever been/or most unique locale: I haven't really been anywhere cool
Place I dream of visiting someday: Philippines
Person I look up to most & why: Coach Eileen Hannigan - she's taught me how to be an outstanding softball player and is very wise in life
Best feeling in the field (defensively): Making a diving stop/catch
Best Feeling at the plate (offensively): Feeling confident and relaxed in the box
Favorite thing about my position: The ability to throw runners out and cut down balls in the gap
Three words that describe me: Tenacious, Stubborn, Relentless
One word to describe my game: Focused
Team I am most excited to play in 2017: Nebraska
My most memorable sports moment: Hitting the game clincher in the double header vs. IU
Celebrity crush: Michael B. Jordan
Celebrity who would play me in a story of my life: Missy Peregrym
Person I would like to have dinner with: My grandpa
Best non-athletic talent: Eating
My stupid human trick is: I have expressive eyebrows
Dream job: college softball coach
Song I have to listen to before a game: Guwop Home by Gucci Mane
Favorite thing about playing at Bittinger Stadium: Every little detail ... our stadium is perfect
My favorite place to play in the Big Ten, besides home: Ohio State - the atmosphere is awesome
Place I am most excited to play in 2017: Palm Springs, California
Person who has impacted my life/made me who I am: My parents

Favorite sweet treat: ice cream
Favorite ice cream flavor: Ben and Jerry's Half Baked
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides softball: Football
Favorite sports team: Washington Nationals
Favorite Athlete: Odell Beckham Jr
Favorite TV show: Private Practice
Favorite Movie: I don't really have a favorite movie but I love "Last Chance U" on Netflix
Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Morrie
Favorite Musical Artist: Future
Favorite type of pizza: White
Favorite Actor: Paul Walker
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite place on campus: Student Union
Favorite city: Anywhere warm that has a beach
Favorite outdoor activity: Softball
Favorite animal/furry friend: Polar Bear
Favorite class at Purdue: Human Sexuality
Favorite Purdue professor: Professor Elias

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