Outside the Arena with Dresden and Emily

 

Name: Emily Wolfe
Year: Senior
Years on the team: 4
Discipline: Western
Hometown: Lewis, KS
Major: Animal Science
Riding Background (before college): Riding on my parent’s farm
Record/Accomplishments as a Wildcat:
- 1st place IHSA Regional Show (Zone 9, Region 2), 2007
- 3rd place IHSA SemiFinals, 2007
- 8th place IHSA Nationals Beginner Horsemanship, 2007
Why I chose K-State: Because I didn’t want to be a Jayhawk!
My favorite part about being a student-athlete: Being able to compete as a Wildcat in the show pen.
Favorite part about being on the team: Getting to know all of my teammates.
Favorite Manhattan restaurant: La Fiesta
An interesting pre-show ritual I have is: Nothing...I just like to go in and show.
The CD in my CD player right now is: Gary Allan
The last book I read was: Understanding Animal Breeding
If I could have any superpower it would be: Reading people’s minds
Favorite TV show: “House” and “Grey’s Anatomy”
Plans after graduation: Attending graduate school to study animal breeding for beef cattle.

 

 

Name: Dresden Sommer
Year: Junior
Discipline: English
Hometown: Anchorage, AK
Major: Industrial Engineering
Riding Background (before college): I’ve been riding for as long as I can remember
Record/Accomplishments as a Wildcat:
- Competed for the team in Intermediate Equitation on the Flat at IHSA Nationals, 2006
- Competed as an individual in Intermediate Equitation on the Flat at IHSA Nationals, 2007
Why I chose K-State: Because I love the people here.
My favorite part about being a student-athlete: Getting all of the great Nike gear and great training for free!
Favorite part about being on the team: The relationships I have formed with my teammates
Favorite Manhattan restaurant: The Texas Star
An interesting pre-show ritual I have is: Waiting until the last minute to get my gear on.
The CD in my CD player right now is: John Mayer
The last book I read was: Operations Research (I don’t have time to read fun books)
If I could have any superpower it would be: To be able to fly...it would be much more efficient.
Favorite TV show: “How I Met Your Mother”
Plans after graduation: To get a job and a husband and live happily ever after.