Emily Paper
Emily Paper


Pleasant Valley, Iowa

High School:
Pleasant Valley High School


Purple Team



Paper posted a season average of 575 in air rifle and 568 in smallbore during her junior campaign... Recorded a season-best score of 585 in air rifle and 582 in smallbore against West Virginia... Recorded the second-highest tally for smallbore during the 2008-09 following a mark of 582 against UTEP... Selected as a Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete.

In her second season with the Horned Frogs, Paper captured All-American honors for the first time in her career following a fifth-place showing in smallbore at the 2008 NCAA National Championships... Captured the 2008 Illinois State Junior Olympic title in both air rifle and smallbore... Recorded a team-high average of 577 in smallbore... posted a career-high average of 580 in air rifle... Recorded a season-best mark of 587 in air rifle at Nebraska... Recorded a season-best score of 581 in smallbore on two occasions against Air Force as well as the 2008 NCAA National Championships... Garnered Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete accolades for the first time in her career.

The TCU freshman posted a 19th-place showing at the 2007 National Junior Olympic Championships at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs following scores of 389 and 385 in air rifle... Recorded a score of 389 in air rifle and 557 in smallbore at the Iowa Junior Olympic Championships to qualify for the National Junior Olympic Championships... Finished 20th overall in the Junior Division in air rifle with scores of 389, 383 and 378 at the Pan American Games... Selected as the Horned Frogs' Most Improved Smallbore Shooter following the season.

Prior to TCU: Was the Iowa State 3P smallbore and 3P air rifle chamion in 2005... Also won the Iowa State 4P Junior Smallbore championship in 2005... Earned the Illinois State Championship in the smallbore prone position in 2005... The Illinois Junior Champion Smallbore prone position champ in 2004 and 2005... Finished first in marksman 3P, marksman air at the NRA Sectionals... Was the NRA Outstanding Youth Award in 2005... Was the NRA Sectional International Air Rifle Champion in 2006.

Away from the Range: Paper is the daughter of Randy and Lisa Paper... Born on May 22, 1988... Has one brother, Ben... Majoring in supply and value chain management... Serves as supply chain student executive for 2009-10 working with Alcon Laboratories... Represents the women's rifle team on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee the past two seasons.

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