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Emily Bush
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Personal information
Born October 17 1980 () (age 38)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Career information
High school Loreto Mandeville Hall
( Melbourne, Victoria)
College WSU (1999-2002)

Emily Katherine Bush (née Simmons, formerly Tribe; born October 17, 1980) is an Australian former college rower who was a member for the Washington State Cougars women's rowing team of the Pac-12 Conference. She is the wife of former NFL player Michael Bush, and the older sister of current NBA player Ben Simmons.

Rowing Career Edit

Bush attended Loreto Mandeville Hall School, a Roman Catholic all-girls school in Melbourne, Victoria, where she was an avid rower. During her junior year Bush was a member of the first four squad at school and the Victorian Junior Team. As a senior, rowed as captain of the first four squad, was a member of the Victorian Junior Team, and participated in the Pre-Olympic Squad Training Camp. She attended the Pre-Olympic camp again received a silver medal at Nationals as a member of the Victorian Youth Team in 2000, went to Australian selection camp, captured a Gold Medal at Nationals with the Victorian Youth Team.

Bush rowed for Washington State University she named to the All-Pacific-10 Conference rowing team as a junior. A member of nationally ranked varsity eight crew, her crew posted third place finish at Pac-10 Championships defeating No. 2 California and No. 8 USC in the process The varsity eight also finished 15th at NCAA Championships and her crew rated as high as No. 7 in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Varsity Eight Coaches Poll. In her sophomore year was selected as a 2002 CRCA All-West Region Team pick, rowed with the No.10 ranked varsity eight boat in 2002, and helped the Cougars finish third in the Pac-10 and 13th in the nation, was a member of the nationally ranked varsity eight squad as a first-year rower.

Personal Life Edit

Bush was born in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy to Australian mother Julie. Through her mother's first marriage, she has an older sister, Melissa, and two younger brothers: Liam and Sean. Through her mother's second marriage, Bush has a younger half-sister, Olivia, and a younger half-brother Ben, who played college basketball for Louisiana State University (LSU), and was selected with the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. She is the wife of NFL player Michael Bush.

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