Emerald Egwim
Emerald  Egwim

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
1 Letter


02/06/2016

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

01/30/2016

Gophers Earn Five Titles on Jack Johnson Day Two

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

01/27/2016

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

01/23/2016

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

01/16/2016

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)

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Record 11 Career Bests at Notre Dame

2/6/2016

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

2/5/2016

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

Black HIstory Month: Lisa (Walton) Anderson

2/5/2016

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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