Get to Know Emily

How many years have you spent on the team?
My name is Emily and this is my first year.

Where are you from?
I'm from Frazee, Minnesota.

Are you in school?
I go to St. Thomas. I'm a freshman this year.

What's your favorite part about being a dancer?
I absolutely love all the girls on the team. I love dancing, I love basketball and putting the two together is just perfect.

What made you want to be a Timberwolves dancer?
Coming to Timberwolves games was always something that we did as a family and it was something that made me really want to be a Timberwolves dancer, not just any professional dancer. I really looked up to the girls when I would come to the games. It's a fun memory that I have.

Who is your favorite athlete?
My favorite player is Jonny Flynn. He just seems like a little ball of energy when he's on the court and he's just really fun to watch

What are your goals as a dancer?
Getting better and working on everything I can to become the best performer I can be.

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