Player Profile: Emily Briggs


Name: Emily Briggs

Grade: 12

Sport: Swim and dive

How long have you been diving?

“This is my first year diving.”

Why do you dive?

“I wanted to try something new this year, and diving a very fulfilling sport. You have to do something new that scares you every day.”

Who has been the biggest inspiration in your swimming career?

“Nikki Bailey. She taught me how to dive at a camp this summer; she used to dive for FHC.”

What is your personal goal for this season? What do you think is the key to achieve this goal?

“I want to score 160 points at a meet. Lots of practice.”

What are some team goals for this season?

“Making it to regionals.”

Talk a little about your time being a part of FHC swim team, this year and previous years.

“This year has been a great experience, and everyone is very nice and welcoming.”

What is a quote that inspires you?

“Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone”

What is the best part of swimming?

“The three other divers on the team, Lauren, Grace, and Dana. We’re in this together.”