Adam Cannata Emmenecker (born December 3, 1985) is an American basketball player who completed his college career as a point guard at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa in 2008. During the 2007-08 basketball season, Emmenecker, who had been a walk-on (non-scholarship player) for his first three years at Drake, emerged from obscurity to lead the Bulldogs to a sweep of the regular-season and tournament titles in the Missouri Valley Conference, and received numerous honors for his performance as both a player and a student. Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Adam's parents are Michael A. Emmenecker and Jo Ann B. Cannata. He has one sister, Sara C. Emmenecker. Adam completed his first marathon on October 18, 2015 by running the Des Moines Marathon in 4:21:27.