Emma Derosa

Bio: 

Birthday: January 18, 2004

Nickname: none

Height: 5' 2.5"

3 Mile PR: 20:36

Parents: Olivia and Mike

Siblings: Mikey

Years on HSM XC team: 6

get to know emma

Q: What first got you interested in running cross country?

A: My mom ran XC at Holy Savior Menard in high school, so I figured I would give it a shot.

Q: What is your greatest memory during your

time running cross country?

A: Floating down the river with my teammates

at XC camp this most summer in Arkansas.

Q: What is your favorite course to run? Why?

A: Cedar Creek

Q: What else do you enjoy doing outside

the sport?

A: I enjoy doing triathlons, painting,

and drawing

Q: What are your plans following high school?

A: I plan to go to school for marine science and continue running at the next level.

Q: What advice would you give to runners who are just starting to get involved in the sport?

A: Don't be too hard on yourself, but push yourself to do the best that you can. Do the little things like stretch, strength train, hydrate, and eat well. (they make a big difference) Never forget why you first started and why you love the sport.

Q: What has the sport of cross country taught you that you believe will help you in the future?

A: Mental toughness and doing things that I don't always want to do in order to be successful.