Thursday, October 12, 2017

SOE student-athlete Marleise Emrhein featured on


As part of its Scholar Stories series, featured junior Marleise Emrhein, a student in the School of Education as well as a forward on the U-M field hockey team. Emrhein is proud to be a student-athlete, noting that “there always needs to be a balance between the student and the athlete.” Hailing from Lititz, Pennsylvania, she has earned multiple awards such as the NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team as well as the U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award. Emrhein began playing field hockey at the age of four. On the field, she has played in 37 games, owning three goals and an assist. She contributed to all seven games this season. In the classroom, she is an English major who is planning to become a secondary education teacher. Emrhein is particularly interested in middle school students. She explains, “I can make an impact on their lives while teaching them new things.” 

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