Emerald Egwim  
Emerald  Egwim

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Event:
Sprints


05/21/2015

Eighteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelim

Seven Gophers have qualified in multiple events, including Devin Stanford, Ke-ke Burks and Agnes Esser in the disc and hammer

05/18/2015

Seven Gophers Named All-Big Ten

Minnesota had one event champion and three runner-up finishes at the Big Ten Championship

05/17/2015

Gophers Take Third at B1G Championship

A program-record 4x400m relay performance highlights the final day of B1G action for the Gophers

05/16/2015

Herauf Wins B1G Heptathlon, Gophers Lead

Minnesota leads the team standings with 71 points through two days at the Big Ten Championship

05/13/2015

Gophers Ready for B1G Championship

Minnesota travels to Michigan State for the Big Ten Outdoor Championship this Friday through Sunday

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2015 Season – Indoor: Ran in seven races • finished the season ranked eighth in Minnesota history in the 400m with a time of 55.20 in her first-ever collegiate open 400m, placing seventh at the Husker Invitational • placed 13th in the 400m (55.64) at the Big Ten Championship • ran the third leg of the Gophers’ second-fastest 4x400m relay in program history in 3:37.03 for fourth place at the Big Ten Championship • placed third in both the 60m (7.78) and 200m (25.22) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Eagan High School • two-time all-state honoree • nine-time Minnesota State Class AA state meet participant in the 100m (2011, 2012, 2013), 200m (2011, 2012, 2013), 4x200m (2014) and 4x400m (2013, 2014) • 14-time South Suburban Conference champion from 2009 to 2014 • holds school records in the 200m and 4x400m relay • placed 10th in the 100m at the state meet as a freshman, sophomore and junior • earned a career-best fourth-place finish in the 200m at the state meet as a junior • Triple "A" award winner for academics, athletics and arts • academic all-state honoree • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Finished second at 2013 National Speech and Debate Association tournament • X-Factor participant • plays the alto saxophone • undecided on a major.

Egwim's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
60m 7.78 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)
200m 25.22 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)
400m 55.20 (AT-8th) Husker Invitational (2/6-7/15)
Egwim's Outdoor Career Bests
Event Mark Meet (Date)
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