Emerald Egwim
Emerald  Egwim


Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS


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Gophers Record 11 Career Bests at Notre Dame

Shanique Wright led Minnesota with a runner-up showing in the triple jump on day two of the Meyo Invitational Saturday


Gophers Earn Five Titles on Jack Johnson Day Two

The Gophers wrapped up action at the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse Saturday


Jack Johnson Classic Up Next for Minnesota

The Gophers remain at home this weekend to host the annual Jack Johnson Classic on Friday and Saturday


Gophers Top Badgers in Dual

Minnesota defended its Border Battle crown as the Gophers defeated the Badgers, 93-66, in the second annual dual meet


Gophers Win Seven Titles at Minnesota Open

The Gophers won six individual events and the 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Minnesota Open

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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.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Named Second Team All-American and Second Team All-Big Ten honoree • ran 20 races, including appearances in the 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, and 4x400m relay • ended the season ranked fourth in Minnesota history in the 400m (53.70) • ran a career-best 53.70 in the 400m in the first round at the NCAA West Prelim • placed 13th in the 4x400m relay (3:35.90) at the NCAA Championship • advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 4x400m relay after finishing fifth at the NCAA West Prelims in a Minnesota program record of 3:32.68 • placed second in the 4x400m relay (3:33.76) and fourth in the 4x100m relay (45.17) at Big Ten Championships where she was also ninth in the 400m (54.57) • won the 4x400m relay at Musco Twilight, Triton Invitational, and Baylor Invitational • led off the fifth-fastest (45.17) and eighth-fastest (45.47) 4x100m relay teams in program history • won the 4x100m relay at the Jaguar Challenge and Musco Twilight and finished second at both the Triton Invitational and John McDonnell Invite • USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree. 

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 (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
200m 25.03 Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)
400m 53.70 (AT-4th) NCAA West Prelim (5/28/15)


Gophers Record 11 Career Bests at Notre Dame


Shanique Wright led Minnesota with a runner-up showing in the triple jump on day two of the Meyo Invitational Saturday.

Berkholtz, Markland Win Titles to Lead Gophers


Liz Berkholtz and Titania Markland won event titles to lead Minnesota on day one of the Meyo Invitational.

Black HIstory Month: Lisa (Walton) Anderson


In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lisa (Walton) Anderson.

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