|5 Sydni Emanuel
RIDGE POINT HIGH SCHOOL
One of the more athletic players coming out of the state of Texas in 2013 ... played her final two seasons at Ridge Point High School ... helped lead the Lady Panthers to the regional finals as a senior ... marked the furthest Ridge Point had ever advanced in the Class 4A playoffs ... was an all-state selection by both the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) and Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) as a senior ... named the MVP of District 22-4A as a senior as well ... played in the TGCA All-Star Game following the season ... was teammates with current Red Raider Cassie McClure in the game ... led Ridge Point in home runs as a junior en route to be named an unanimous all-district pick ... earned all-area honors as both a junior and senior ... member of Ridge Point's volleyball program as well ... played first two years at Elkins High School ... member of the KAOS Gold travel team ... program was a two-time 18-under Golf PDF national qualifier ... New York City Triple Crown national qualifier as well ... three-year team captain for the program ... also named a Triple Crown All-American.
Sydni Brooke Emanuel ... born to parents Bert and Teri Emanuel ... oldest of five children ... has younger siblings, Cortni, Brittni, Whitni, B.J. ... her sister, Cortni, is a Texas Tech signee and will join the program for the 2015 season ... father played football collegiately at Rice before being drafted in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons ... also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and Detroit Lions during his pro career ... father was also a standout baseball player who was drafted out of high school by the Toronto Blue Jays ... member of the Rice baseball team during the spring and was later drafted out of college by the Pittsburgh Pirates ... mother graduated from Texas A&M University ... biochemistry major with a minor in psychology.