Emily Beusse
Emily Beusse
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dawsonville, Ga.
High School: Dawson County

Nighthawk Spotlight - A to Z With Emily Beusse

2012 Season: Opened her inaugural season as a UNG runner with four consecutive top-10 finishes highlighted by a fourth-place finish at the Young Harris College Invitational ... Recorded a team-best 5K time of 19:41 at the Jacksonville State University Invitational and a team-best 6K time of 23:22 at the Peach Belt Conference Meet ... Placed 12th at the PBC Championship earning her a spot on the 2nd team All-Conference ... One of only six runners to place in all seven of the team's meets.

Dawson County High School:
 A four-year letter winner in high school, Beusse was named her team's Top Female Runner in 2007 ... She also won the team's Tiger Award in both 2006 and 2009 as well as the Sandy Walls Award in 2009 ... She boasts a personal best of 20:45 in the 5K ... Her team was ranked in the top-10 of the state all four years ... The squad claimed the region title in both 2006 and 2009 and finished fourth in the state her senior year ... She also earned two varsity letters in track & field.

Hobbies: Crafting, baking, hiking, canoeing, shopping

Favorite Professional Athlete: Kara Goucher

Favorite Professional Team: Atlanta Braves

Something You Do Not Know About Me:  My brother also ran cross country at UNG for Coach Williams

Biggest Sports Thrill: Earning Peach Belt Conference All-Conference honors as a freshman

Favorite Food: Lasagna

Favorite Quote: Hebrews 12:1 Bible verse

Favorite TV Show: The Office

Why I Chose UNG: The size of the school, the environment and to run cross country