Emily Matko
Emily Matko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roanoke, Va.

High School:
Cave Spring High School

Height:
4-11

Position:
All-Around

2011 Season: Competed on the uneven bars in nine meets ... posted a season-high 9.575 on the bars at the Illinois Classic (Mar. 12) ... competed on the floor exercise in three meets ... posted a season-high 9.475 (Mar. 29) ...

2010 Season: Consistent competitor on the vault, uneven bars and balance beam ... posted a career-high 9.775 on the floor exercise at the MIC Championships (Mar. 27) ... charted a season-high 9.600 on the vault against Aire Force/W. Michigan/UW-LaCrosse (Jan. 24) ... scored a season-high 9.650 on the uneven bars against Ball State (Feb. 5) ... named to the AFNI Honor Roll.

2009 Season: Competed on the vault, uneven bars and floor routine in every meet of the season ... scored a 9.700, a career-best, on the uneven bars and a 9.625 on the vault (Feb. 13), tying her career-best ... on the floor routine, scored a 9.775 against UW-LaCrosse (Feb. 22), marking a season-high ... competed in the all-around, scoring a 37.20 against Oklahoma, TWU and Ball State (March 6) ... named to the AFNI Honor Roll.

2008 Season: Competed on the vault and floor routine in every meet of the season ... scored a career-best 9.625 on the vault against SEMO (Mar. 2) ... on the floor routine, scored a 9.825 against SEMO (Mar. 2), which was a career-best ... scored a 9.700 on the floor routine three times ...All-MIC Academic Team ... all-state academic team ... named to the AFNI Honor Roll.

Cave Spring High School: Member of the Roanoke Academy of Gymnastics, where she competed in the all-around for 12 years and made regionals seven times ... qualified for Level 9 nationals two years in a row, and was the 2007 Virginia Level 10 state vault and floor champion, where she also placed second in the all-around.

Personal: Born: Aug. 9, 1988 ... daughter of Tom and Laurie Matko ... major: biological science ... minor: Spanish ... favorite quote: "A lifetime of training for one minute of fame on the `stage." ... favorite actor: Vince Vaughn ... favorite gymnast: Brooke Steskal.