EMILY SCHARTNER -- Women's Basketball, Sr., G, Finleyville, Pa.
Featured Student-Athlete -- Jan. 21, 2013
Emily Schartner, a senior guard from Finleyville, Pa., and Ringgold High School, is the Featured Student-Athlete for Jan. 21, 2013.
Schartner is in her second year at Point Park since transferring from New Jersey Institute of Technology of NCAA Division I. Schartner is a two-year starter for the Pioneers and is second on the team at 12.6 ppg.
Schartner is the top perimeter threat for Point Park with a team-high 44 treys on the year. An excellent shooter, she ranks 9th in NAIA Division II in free-throw percentage at .857. One of the taller players on the team at 5-11, Schartner also averages 5.4 rpg.
Schartner made an immediate impact upon her transfer last season and was chosen as the 2011-12 American Mideast Conference Newcomer of the Year.