As a shortstop on her high school softball team at Victor: Essom was a three-time sectional champion. She most notably brings a winning attitude with her to Finger Lakes. During her playing days at Victor, Essom displayed a consistent dedicated work ethic both on and off of the field. As a Blue Devil, she wore pride on her sleeves by playing at an intense level by giving full effort in the field as a defender and at the plate as a hitter. Her competitive nature and outstanding resume as a high school softball player will make for her to be an added value to the Lady Lakers roster in 2012. The freshman is currently majoring in nursing.