Emily Zargham
Emily Zargham
Height: 5-8
Year: FR
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: Redondo Union

High School:

  • One of two NCAA Division I signees from Redondo Union H.S.
  • Posted a 158-14 in singles and doubles play throughout her four-year prep career
  • Played #2 singles as a junior and senior and #1 doubles as a freshman and sophomore for RUHS
  • 2015 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) quarterfinalist and Bay League finalist in doubles play
  • Four-time All-Bay League and two-time All-Area selection
  • Served as RUHS team captain as a senior in 2015
  • For USTA Junior Team Tennis, was a member of the Alta Vista club and won the team sportsmanship award in 2008 and 2012
  • Rated as a three-star recruit on tennisrecruiting.net


  • Born March 20, 1998
  • Daughter of Leslie Laudeman and Khashayar Zargham
  • Plans to major in nursing
  • Has one sister - Sara - who played tennis at Case Western Reserve University
  • Lists her favorite team as the New Orleans Saints and favorite athletes as Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic
  • Enjoys going to the beach, working out, shopping, hiking, and photography
  • Chose URI because: “When I visited, it felt like home.  I felt safe and comfortable with the campus and the people.  Coach Murphy and the team were very supportive and gave me a clear idea of what it would be like.  It all felt right.”