Emma Shumate


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Year Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Dresden, Ohio
  • Last School West Virginia
  • High School Newark

Prior to Ohio State

  • Attended West Virginia for one semester before transferring to Ohio State for the spring semester in 2022

High School

  • Four-year letterwinner at Newark, where she led the Wildcats to a runner-up finish in the 2021 OHSAA Division I Championships
  • Led Newark to the state semifinals in 2020 before the playoffs were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Four-star recruit in the class of 2021, including being rated as the 23rd overall guard and 59th overall player in the class
  • 2020 Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association Division I All-Ohio First Team
  • Daughter of J.R. Shumate, who served as the head girls basketball coach at Newark for 18 years, prior to stepping away in the summer of 2021