Emily

Cheramie

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Air Rifle, Smallbore
Year: Junior
Hometown: Georgetown, Ky.
High School: Lexington Catholic High School
Club: Bluegrass Rifle Club
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Bio

Honors & Awards

    • GARC All-Conference (Honorable Mention, Smallbore and Combined Guns, 2019)
    • GARC All-Conference (Second Team, Smallbore, 2018)
    • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
    • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)
    • Four-Time National Junior Olympic Qualifier (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
    • Three-Time 4-H State Champion in Air Pistol
    • Two-Time 4-H State Champion in Precision Smallbore
    • Two-Time 4-H State Champion in Precision Air Rifle
    • Five-Time 4-H District Champion in Air Pistol
    • Three-Time 4-H District Champion in Precision Air Rifle
    • Three-Time 4-H District Champion in Precision Smallbore
    • Two-Time 4-H District Runner-Up in Precision Smallbore
    • Two-Time 4-H District Runner-Up in Precision Air Rifle
    • House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Academic Achievement Award (2017)
    • United States Army Reserve Spirit of Victory National Scholar-Athlete Award (2017)

Sophomore (2018-19)
Emily Cheramie competed in fifteen matches over the course of her sophomore season, firing team-high scores on multiple occasions. By the conclusion of the season, Cheramie had increased her career averages in both smallbore (578.13) and air rifle (585.43). In the match against Coast Guard she tied her own personal best in smallbore (585) for the fourth time. She set a new career-high mark of 593 in air rifle against Memphis. 

Cheramie earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors in both smallbore and combined guns at the annual GARC awards banquet. She was also counted as a leader off the range as a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. 

Freshman (2017-18)
Cheramie made an immediate impact as one of three freshmen in 2017-18. She led the team with an average smallbore score of 577.73 for the season. Cheramie was honored with a place on the second-team all-conference smallbore team at the GARC awards banquet. Cheramie also posted air rifle scores in 12 matches, averaging 582.69 over the course of the season. 

Before Nebraska
Cheramie competed for the Bluegrass Rifle Club under Head Coach Ted Carr, who is a former Kentucky Wildcat shooter. Carr has coached a number of All-Americans, including UK shooters Hanna Carr and Heather Kirby.

Cheramie was a four-time National Junior Olympic Qualifier. She also won the 4-H state championship in air rifle three times and claimed the 4-H state title twice in both precision smallbore and precision air rifle. Additionally, she was an 11-time 4-H district champion and a four-time 4-H district runner-up. 

Cheramie attended Lexington Catholic High School where she was a star in the classroom and in the community. She served as a Student Ambassador and was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and Student Council. In 2017, she earned the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Academic Achievement Award and U.S. Army Reserve Spirit of Victory National Scholar-Athlete Award. Additionally, she was a member of the track and field team for three years before getting injured. She threw the shot put and discus and advanced to the KHSAA 2A State Outdoor Championships as a sophomore in the discus and the KHSAA 2A State Indoor Championships as a junior in the shot put. As a senior, she coached the boys throwing team and helped them to a second-place regional finish. 

Personal
The daughter of Hoyt and Lesley Cheramie, Emily was born Feb. 5, 1999, in Radford, Va. She has one younger brother, Eli. She is majoring in mechanical engineering at Nebraska and enjoys reading, hiking, printmaking and drawing in her free time. She earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018 and 2019.

Career Bests
Smallbore - 585 (four times, most recently at Coast Guard, 1/13/19)
Air Rifle - 593 (at Memphis, 2/3/19)

Year Event Appearances High Score Average
2017-18 Smallbore 15 585 577.73
Air Rifle 13 591 582.69
2018-19 Smallbore 15 585 580.13
Air Rifle 15 593 587.80
Career Smallbore 30 585 578.93
Air Rifle 28 593 585.43
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