Emily Edmonson
Emily Edmonson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
Girls Prep School

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprint/Butterfly

Experience:
3L

2005-06 (Junior): Was victorious in her first event of her junior campaign, recording a time of 25.05 en route to a win in the 50-yard freestyle at Radford...Notched a second victory in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.96 at Xavier...Also won the 100-yard freestyle at Xavier with a time of 54.34...Added her third victory in the 50-yard freestyle at Youngstown State...Helped guide the 400-yard freestyle relay team finish sixth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 3:36.32...Member of 200-yard medley relay team that recorded a season-best time of 1:46.10, improving its previous best time by nearly three seconds...Member of 200-yard freestyle relay team that recorded a season-best time of 1:37/86 at the Miami Invitational.

2004-05 (Sophomore): Was member of 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at the MAC Championships...Also swam in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle as well as the 200-yard IM at MAC Championships...Member of three first-place 400-yard freestyle relay teams...Helped post a Fitch Natatorium-best time of 3:36.25 in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Radford/YSU...Member of 800-yard freestyle relay team that set the new school record with a time of 7:35.39 at the Miami Invitational...The team later set it again at the MAC Championships...Won the 50-yard freestyle against Radford/Youngstown State...Finished third in here only appearance in the 100-yard breaststroke...Member of 200-yard medley relay team that placed first against WVU/Xavier with a time of 1:49.65.

2003-04 (Freshman): Member of school-record holding relay teams in four events - 200-yard free style (1:36.09), 800-yard free style, 200-yard medley (1:46.92) and 400-yard medley (3:57.98)...Posted 18 first-place finishes during freshman campaign, including 100-yard free (54.35) against Youngstown State; 400-yard medley (3:59.98) and 200-yard free relay (1:39.01) against Toledo; 200-yard medley relay (1:50.43), 100-yard free (55.15) and 100-yard butterfly (59.98) against Eastern Michigan...200-yard medley (1:49.41), 50-yard free (24.85) and 100-yard free (54.40) against Buffalo; 400-yard medley (3:59.10) against Akron); 200-yard free (1:57.85) against Wingate/Georgia Southern; 100-yard free (54.56) and 400-yard free relay (3:45.42) against West Virginia Wesleyan/Baldwin Wallace; 200-yard medley (1:52.36), 200-yard free (1:56.98) and 200-yard free relay (1:40.24) against Xavier; 400-yard medley (4:03.75) and 200-yard free relay (1:40.24) against Ball State...Placed sixth in the 200-yard medley relay and seventh in 200-yard free relay at MAC Championships.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach John Woods at Girls Preparatory School...Was a three-time State champion in the 200-yard free relay (2001, 2002, 2003)...Was a six-time All-State honoree in relays...Named Most Dedicated and Most Improved at Girls Prep while also receiving Coaches Award.

Personal: Full name is Emily McDaris Edmonson...Born on January 15, 1985...Daughter of Paul and Bette Edmonson...Father played football at Tennessee-Chattanooga...Has two older sisters, Cindy Brandenburg (35) and Katie Jennings (32)...Member of Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Golden Key Honor Society and APS (criminal justice honor society)...Earned the Herd's team academic award for 2004-05...Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish.