Emily Richardson
Emily Richardson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Fort Zumwalt West

Event:
Back, Free

Birthdate:
01/27/1986

2007-08: Named All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention ... placed sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and seventh in the 200-yard backstroke against Northern Iowa ... placed second in the 100-yard backstroke and fifth in the 200-yard freestyle against Lindenwood ... recorded a fifth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke against Evansville ... placed second in the 200-yard backstroke in a double-dual meet against Butler and Youngstown State ... tallied a sixth-place finish against Illinois ... placed 18th in the 200-yard backstroke at the Zippy Invitational ... finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke against Ball State ... took fifth in the 200-yard backstroke against Green Bay ... finished the season at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships in eighth in the 200-yard backstroke and 13th in both the 1650-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke.

2006-07: Redshirted due to injury.

2005-06: Placed third in the 100-yard backstroke at the Lindenwood Meet ... finished second in the 1000-yard freestyle against Western Illinois ... took first against Northern Iowa in the 200-yard backstroke ... placed fifth in the 200-yard backstroke at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships.

2004-05: Finished first in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 1000-yard freestyle against Western Illinois ... placed first in the 100-yard backstroke against Northern Iowa ... had a personal-best of 5:14.93 in the 500-yard freestyle at the Akron Invitational ... recorded a third-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle and a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke at UIC ... recorded personal-best at the State Farm MVC Conference Championships in the 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke along with placing fifth in the 200-yard backstroke ... finished third at the Bill Ritter Invitational in the 200-yard backstroke.

Fort Zumwalt West: Holds school records in the 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay ... team MVP 2001-04 ... all-conference 2001-04 and all-state 2003-04 ... member of the honor roll and the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 1-27-86 ... daughter of George and Patricia Richardson ... majoring in business administration ... member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll in fall 2006.