Emma Baranski
Emma  Baranski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hamden, Conn.

High School:
Hamden

02/07/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/16/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

10/17/2016

Five Named to US Senior National Training Squad

The five Buckeyes are in a select group that will compete for a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games

03/22/2014

Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

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

03/21/2014

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

Baranski and J. Gaylard capture Figures A and B titles

2016 Junior Season Highlights

On OSU’s team that placed 2nd at the US Collegiate Championships

  • Earned US All American Honors for the third-straight season
  • Winner of an academic award from USA Synchro for the third-straight year
  • Named the team’s Most Outstanding Swimmer
  • Named Academic All-Big Ten, US Collegiate All-Academic Team, and was an OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Remained undefeated in the solo routine all season
  • Finished second in the duet routine and tied for third in the trio routine at the US Collegiate Championships
  • Also finished the season as National solo champion


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

Personal

  • 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