Fall 2012: Won three gold medals at the Head of the Hooch, leading Duke to top finishes in the Championship 8, Championship 4 and Open 2-...powered the V8 to a 10th-place finish out of 55 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2011-12: Named to the All-ACC Rowing Team...a CRCA Scholar-Athlete selection...named to the All-ACC Academic rowing team...rowed with Duke’s V8 in the ACC Championship, helping the boat to a third-place finish behind Virginia and Clemson...member of the V8 crew that won ACC Crew of the Week honors after winning the Knecht Cup...helped Duke capture the Dale England cup by rowing the V8 to a top finish...won the V8 Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic.
2010-11: Selected to the 2011 USRowing Women's U23 National Team ... named All-South Region Second Team ... tabbed All-ACC ... named CRCA Scholar Athlete... named to the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team ... made the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... rowed with the V8 that took third place at the 2011 ACC Championship ... helped the V8 clinch third place in the Grand Final at the Oak Ridge Invitational recording a season-best time of 6:34.78 ... captured first place with the pair at the Knecht Cup recording a season-best time of 8:24.06 ... member of the open eight that took first place at the Head of the Potomac ... helped the open four clinch first place at the Head of the Potomac ... powered the V8 that took first place at the Head of Genesee ... member of the championship eight that took third place at the Head of the Hooch ... competed with the V4 that took second at the Rivanna Romp.
2009-10: Made the ACC Academic Honor Roll … member of the V8 that took ACC Crew of the Week on April 12 … rowed with the V8 that took first place at the C Final at the South Regional Aramark Sprints … helped the V8 that grab third in the ACC Championships … powered with the V8 that took first in the US Rowing Collegiate Championships … was a member of the V4 that took first in the US Rowing Collegiate Championship … stroked the V8 that took first at the Occoquan Sprints … rowed with the V8 that took first in the Grand Final of the Knecht Cup … grabbed second in the Varsity Pair Grand Final of the Knecht Cup.
High School: Honored with the Coaches Choice award as a senior…competed in the women’s junior 4+ at the Head of the Charles as a junior…lettered one year on the swimming team and one year on the basketball team……editor of the school yearbook as a senior…member of the National Honor Society…served as vice president of the student council as a senior…also involved in FFA…on the FFA Dairy Products Team that took second place at regionals.
Personal: Born Emily Patricia Theys on March 9, 1991…daughter of Joseph and Leslie Theys… has three brothers, Eric, Jon and Josh, and a sister, Analeese… father rowed at UW-Madison.