Emily Wandling
Emily Wandling
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.
High School: Atlee

Honors and Awards

  • ITA Scholar-Athlete (2017)

  • ODAC All-Academic Team (2017, '18)

  • Class of 1977 Sportsmanship Award, Sweet Briar (2018)


As a Sophomore (2017-18)

  • Finished sophomore season 11-10 in singles play, 5-6 in ODAC action

  • Was 9-8 on the year at No. 1 singles

  • Posted a 9-13 doubles mark, including a 6-5 ODAC record and 8-10 mark at No. 1


As a First-Year (2016-17)

  • Tallied a 15-5 singles record, including a 7-3 mark in ODAC play

  • Finished with an 11-7 doubles record, including a 5-5 conference mark

  • Reached the third flight singles finals at the Randolph College Fall Invite

  • Earned first collegiate singles win against Whitney Cash of Bridgewater

  • Picked up first ODAC singles win over Nicole Shifflett of Bridgewater

  • Won first collegiate doubles match with partner Samantha Yew against Deanna Wilkins and Grace Wilson of Salem

  • Won first ODAC doubles match with Yew, against Katie Staman and Aubree Johnson of Virginia Wesleyan


High School

  • Played three years of varsity tennis for head coach Steve Emerson

  • Conference Doubles Finalist

  • Conference Team Finalist

  • Three-time Atlee Scholar-Athlete

  • Two-time Atlee Tennis Coach’s Award

  • Played club tennis for Westwood JTT

  • JTT Winter Wildcard Invitational Winner

  • JTT Virginia Regional Winner

  • Mid-Atlantic Sectional Finalist



  • Daughter of Karen and Chuck Wandling

  • Has one sibling

  • Majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with a minor in Mathematics


Getting to Know Emily

  • Favorite Movie: Captain America: The First Avenger

  • Favorite Musician: Taylor Swift

  • Favorite TV Show: Sherlock

  • Favorite Sport to Watch: Tennis

  • Favorite Athlete: Rafael Nadal

  • Member of Tau Phi, BAM, Falls on Nose, Chemistry Club and Sustainability Club

  • Career Ambition: Pharmaceutical Science

  • Volunteers with Service Learning

  • Best Athletic Moment: Qualifying as a team for the ODAC Tournament