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Why Vanderbilt's Emma Kurtz is in NCAA tournament, not high school graduation

Yahoo Sports
Friday 19 May 2017 00:35

Around the time Emma Kurtz accidentally blurted out a line of Spanish in her Italian class at Vanderbilt, it could’ve been a sign that she had more than she could handle. Then again, this is the same Emma Kurtz who graduated high school a year early and enrolled at Vanderbilt as a precocious 17-year-old because she was bored by a lack of challenges. It’s the same one who took 18 credit hours as a freshman against her academic adviser's warnings, and then pulled off a 3.95 grade point average. It’s the same girl who gave up a chance at a Division I soccer scholarship to instead play tennis at Vanderbilt and return to the city where she was born. And this is the same Emma Kurtz who’s playing the

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