Emily Matthews
Emily Matthews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cape Girardeau, Mo.

High School:
Notre Dame HS

Height:
5-10

Experience:
3VL

06/29/2012

Missouri State Student-Athletes Honored by the MVC

A total of 109 Bears Receive Conference Academic Honors

04/17/2012

Annual Maroon & White Event Brings Out MSU's Best & Brightest

153 Honored at 2nd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony

01/17/2012

Missouri State Recognizes Student-Athletes for Academic Excellence

193 Named to AD Honor Roll for Fall Semester

10/18/2011

Bears, Greyling Sweep Top Honors at Stewart Memorial

Missouri State ran away from the field in the team race and Bears' junior wins medalist honors.

10/17/2011

Bears Lead After First Day at Stewart Memorial

MSU takes a five-shot lead into the final round after shooting 608 in Monday's 36-hole action.

Fall 2011: Shot 83-87-84--254 and tied for 48th at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial.

2010-11: Opened her season with her best career finish, placing 26th at the Drury Fall Shootout with 82-80--162...Posted 79 in the first round at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial, following with 87-85 for 251 total and tie for 65th...Played in two spring tournaments, firing a career-best 76 in the second round at the Jackrabbit Invitational, where she tied for 40th after shooting 80-76-82--238...Carded 80-81--161 at Rio Verde...Finished the year with 81.20 average in 10 rounds.

2009-10: Played at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial and tied for 63rd by carding 81-90-79--250...Her final-round 79 was her then-best collegiate round...Shot 86-82--168 and finished 34th at the Drury Shootout...Averaged 83.6 in five rounds for the season.

2008-09: Got her first taste of college action at the season-opening MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial, where she shot 89-85--174 to tie for 58th...Also played in the spring at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic, shooting 93-87--180 in difficult weather conditions.

Background: Competed on the Notre Dame High boys' team since the school did not have a girls' squad...A four-sport standout at ND, she was an all-district volleyball player and member of the basketball and soccer teams...Won four Gateway PGA events in 2007 and competed in a pair of AJGA events...Finished fourth at the Gateway PGA Tour Championshipin 2008 and competed at the AJGA Dalhousie Junior Championship.

Personal: Emily Jo Matthews was born January 1, 1990 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri...Daughter of Mark and Susan Matthews...Majoring in Communicative Disorders.

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