Synchronized Swimming

Emma Baranski


Hamden, Conn.

High School:

Emma  Baranski


Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Maryanko wins Individual High Point; Six Buckeyes earn All-American laurels


Buckeyes Win Gold, Advance Teams to Finals at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Baranski and J. Gaylard capture Figures A and B titles


Buckeyes Open U.S. Collegiate Championships

Buckeyes advance to solo, duet and trio finals Saturday


Ohio State Prepares to Defend North Regional Crown Saturday

Buckeyes have won 23 consecutive North Regional Championships


Ohio State Finishes First at Incarnate Word

Buckeyes earn first place in trio, solo and team competition

2015 Sophomore Season Highlights

  • Had a tremendous sophomore season
  • Earned US All American Honors for the second-straight season 
  • On OSU’s team that won the US Collegiate Championships
  • Winner of an academic award from USA Synchro for the second-straight year
  • Named the team’s Most Valuable Swimmer
  • Named Academic All-Big Ten, was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Finished second at the OSU Invitational in the solo (83.1333) and trio (82.700) routines
  • Won the solo routine at the Jessica Beck Memorial as well as the trio routine and was part of the victories Scarlet team
  • Took first both days in the solo routine against Arizona while finishing second in the trio routines and first in the team routine
  • Finished second in the solo routine at the North Regional but helped the Scarlet team post its fourth win of the season
  • Posted a season-best 89.7933 in the solo finals of the US Collegiate Championship and finished second to Lindenwood’s Mary Killman
  • Helped the Scarlet team remain perfect on the year with a national title clinching performance at the US Collegiate Championship, finishing with a season-best score of 87.7667.

2014 Freshman Season Highlights

  • On the team that won the U.S. Senior National Championships
  • Earned US All American Honors at US Collegiate Championships
  • Awarded All Collegiate laurels at US Collegiate Competition
  • On OSU's team that placed 2nd at the US Collegiate Championships
  • Winner of an academic award from USA Synchro
  • Jessica Beck "Sunshine" Award winner
  • Earned second place in duet competition (Hack) at the Ohio State Invitational (83.9)
  • Finished first place in duet competition (Hack) at the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (84.2667)
  • Member of the Scarlet team that placed first at the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (88.19), Incarnate Word (85.1) and U.S. Senior National Championships (85.000)
  • Placed third in duet competition (Zanotto) at Incarnate Word (80.75)
  • Captured a first place victory in A figures competition at US Collegiate Championships (82.5260)
  • Took third place in trio competition (Nicholson, Zanotto) at US Collegiate Championships (86.5000)
  • Member of Scarlet team that tied for second at US Collegiate Championships (88.5000)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Member of New Canaan Aquinas for three years
  • New Canaan team captain (2010-12)
  • 2013 Junior National and Figure Champion; first east coast swimmer to win since 1955
  • Captured silver medal at 2013 UANA Championship as U.S. Junior National soloist
  • 2011 U.S. Junior National Team member
  • Claimed second place in solo, duet and team competition at 2011 Pan Americans
  • Member of U.S. 13-15 National Team.
  • Collected first place in figures, combo and team routine at 2010 Pan Americans


  • Daughter of Stephen and Karen; has one brother, Peter, who plays basketball for Springfield College. Father, Stephen, played piano on Broadway
  • After graduation, hopes to perform in Cirque du Soleil, own a dance company or be a sport event planner
  • Enjoys dancing, choreographing, coaching little kids, teaching Sunday school and hanging with friends
  • Greatest sports trill is competing with friends and pushing each other

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