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Emma                               Skelley
Emma
Skelley
Class: So.
Hometown: Manassas, Va.
Height: 5-5
Sport: Women's Swimming
Position: Distance/Free

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013-14
  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • All Big-12 Second Team (500 free, 1650 free)
  • Finished fifth in the 500 free at the Big 12 Championships with a team-best time of 4:51.39
  • Placed sixth in the 1650 free at the Big 12 Championships with a team-best time of 16:40.46
  • Placed sixth in the 1650 free at the Mizzou Invite (16:43.06)
  • Started her career with wins in the 500 free (5:01.97) and 1650 free (17:29.70) at the West Virginia State Games

Prep

  • Four-year Virginia AAA State Championships qualifier and seven-time finalist for coach Alyssa Seligmann at Osbourn Park High
  • Finished second in the 500 free (4:59.08) and fifth in the 200 free (1:54.51) at the 2013 state championships
  • Placed second and third in the 500 free (4:57.22) and the 200 free (1:52.92), respectively, at the 2012 state championships, helping the team to a second-place finish
  • Set new Virginia AAA Northwest Region records with first-place finishes in the 200 free (1:53.17) and the 500 free (4:55.69) at the 2013 regional championships
  • Took first in the 200 free (1:55.34) and the 500 free (5:00.33) at the 2013 Cardinal District Championships
  • Two-time News & Messenger All-Area Swimming First Team member
  • Named Osbourn Park High Team MVP in 2011 and was named Most Improved in 2009
  • Also swims for coach Rick Benner with Quantico Devil Dolphins
  • Holds club short-course yards records in the 500 free (4:53.44), 1000 free (10:01.71) and the 1650 free (16:46.68)
  • Also holds long-course meters records in the 400 free (4:24.34), 800 free (8:55.16) and 1500 free (17:07.05)
  • Member of the 2011-12 USA Swimming Women’s Scholastic All-America team

Personal

  • Son of Thomas and Christine Skelley
  • Has two sisters and one brother
  • Father, Thomas, played soccer at New Haven
  • Birthday is Aug. 20
  • Majoring in psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll

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