Women's Swimming


Emily Garrison
Emily Garrison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, KY

High School:
duPont Manual Magnet

Position:
Back/Free/IM

Birthdate:
10/12/1982

2000-01 - Ranks eighth all-time at Illinois in the 200 back with a time of 2:05.62 ... Posted fifth-fastest time on the team in the 1,000 freestyle (10:46.68) ... Placed second in the 200 back at a double-dual against Illinois State and Northern Illinois ... Took two seventh place finishes (500 free, 200 back) and one eighth place finish (100 back) at the Illinois Senior Championships.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in swimming ... Was a Junior National Qualifier in the 100 and 200 back and the 400 IM ... Was a South Carolina State Champion ... Earned USS Swimming Scholastic All-American honors her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society ... Was a Kentucky Governor?s Scholar in 1999 and a 1999 Dartmouth Book Award winner.

Personal - Parents are Eric and Carol Garrison ... Competed for the Lakeside Swim Club ... Lists her parents as having the biggest influence on her athletic career because they always encouraged her ... Hobbies include playing the violin ... Her biggest thrill in sports is achieving beyond her expectations ... Majoring in marketing.

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