Women's Swimming


Emily Wilkinson
Emily Wilkinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westmont, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove North

Position:
Fly/Back/IM

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/22/2013

Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

Meng sets school record in 100 back

01/18/2013

Illini Cruise to 194-106 Win over Iowa State

Win 12 events in Friday's meet

Sophomore 2011-12 - Set career-best times in the 200 IM (2:10.20) and 100 back (1:00.80) at the Minnesota Challenge ... Recorded season-best times in the 100 fly (58.71) and 200 fly (2:10.89) at the Minnesota Challenge ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

Freshman 2010-11 - Captured a first-place finish in the 200 fly with a personal-best time of 2:07.70 at Akron ... Added personal bests in the 1000 free (10:47.37) and 200 back (2:12.35) at Toledo, 100 fly (58.33) at the Hawkeye Invite, 200 IM (2:11.94) at the Big Ten Championships and 50 free (26.93) at the Last Chance Meet.

High School - Three-year letterwinner at Downers Grove North ... Earned All-America honors in 2008 and 2009 ... Received academic All-America honors in 2010 ... Earned All-State recognition in 2008 and 2009 ... Qualified for the Illinois state championships in the 200 medley relay, 200 IM and 100 fly in both 2008 and 2009 and the 400 free relay in 2009 ... Helped propel her team to a fifth-place finish in the 2008 state championships ... Swam with the Express Swim Team.

Personal - Born Nov. 29, 1991 ... Parents are Paul and Maria Wilkinson ... Majoring in elementary education ... Sister, Elaine, swam for the Illini during the 2008-09 season ... National Honor Society member ... Illinois State Scholar ... Illinois High School Association Scholastic Achievement Award recipient ... Enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music and reading.

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