Emma is from Easton, MD and played lacrosse at Easton High School where she graduated in 2017. She then went on to continue her lacrosse career at Salisbury University (NCAA DIII).
As a freshman at Salisbury, she was named to the NCAA Division III Championship All-tournament team and earned the title of CAC Rookie of the Year. Emma continued to tally even more points her sophomore year, being a major contributor for the Seagulls. In 2021, She helped the gulls to the NCAA DIII National Championship, winning the title over Tufts. Most recently, as a 5th year in 2022 she was named to the IWLCA Second-Team All-Region, All C2C First Team, and C2C All-Tournament Team. She ranked second in assists (26), sixth in points (57) and seventh in goals (31).