Emily Albrecht
Emily  Albrecht

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove North

Event:
Freestyle

As a sophomore (2017): Competed in six meets, making her season debut at the dual meet against Toledo … appeared in a season-high four events at the Cincinnati quad meet, where she swam in the 50 and 100 freestyle as well as the 200 and 400 freestyle relays … posted three of her four fastest times of the season in her final two meets: she put up a time of 23.87 in the 50 free at the Winter Invite and she had times of 58.91 in the 100 backstroke and 53.84 in the 100 freestyle at Ohio State’s Last Chance Meet.

As a freshman (2016): Swam at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 100 backstroke, finishing 21st in the 50 free … set seven personal bests during her freshman campaign … made her collegiate debut on Oct. 23 in the dual meet against Ohio, swimming in the50 and 100 free … her highest finish of the season was a second place effort in the 50 free against Kenyon (24.13)

Background: Former member of Express Swim Club of Downers Grove, Ill. for six years... swam at the NCSA Junior National Championship three different times, placing first in the 100 free in 2014... four-year letterwinner at Downers Grove North High School where she earned All-State honors 11 times and was a member of two second place teams at the IHSA state championships... daughter of David and Cynthia Albrecht.