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    Emily Wong
    Emily Wong

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Nepean, Ontario

    High School:
    St. Joseph's

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Free



    2009-10: Northwestern's top sprinter, held the Wildcats' top times of the year in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles ... Member of the Wildcats' top 200, 400 and 800 free relays along with the best 400 medley relay on the year, getting NCAA `B' consideration times with all of them at the Big Ten Championships ... CSCAA Scholar All-America ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the third time in her career ... Swam a career-best 49.57 in the 100 free to finish 29th in the nation after entering the event as the 50th seed ... Also competed in the 50 free at the NCAA meet ... Made the championship final of the 50 free at the conference meet with an NCAA `B' cut of 22.78 before placing eighth overall with another `B' time of 22.97 ... Placed ninth overall during the prelims of the 100 free at the Big Ten Championships with a then-season-best `B' time of 49.81 before coming in 10th overall after a `B' cut of 49.82 in the consolation final ... Undefeated in the 100 free on the year in dual meets ... Won the 50 and 100 free races at the six-team TYR Invitational while making the championship final of the 200 free ... Swam `B' times in both the prelims and finals of the 50 free, the finals of the 100 free and as a leadoff for the 800 free relay at the TYR ... That leadoff time of 1:47.84 also was a career-best effort in the 200 free ... Named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week following the Invitational ... Compiled 15 event wins on the year with three other top-3 finishes.

    2008-09: Leader of NU's freestyle sprinters ... Recorded NCAA `B' and career-best times in both the 50 free and 100 free as NU's fastest swims of the year in those races ... Ranks third in both events on NU's all-time top performers list ... Member of all five of NU's top relays on the year, earning NCAA `B' cuts with all at the Big Ten Championships ... The 200 free relay broke the NU school record with a 1:29.98 during a time trial at the conference meet ... Captured bronze in the 50 free at the Big Ten Championships before finishing fifth in the 100 free ... Also competed in the 100 back at the Big Ten meet ... Earned first in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free at the TYR Invitational (11/21) ... Her 100 free time (49.74) at the Invite was an NCAA `B' cut and a Northwestern pool record ... Finished first in the 50 and 100 free against Purdue (11/07) and Michigan (1/17) ... Swam to 14 top-three finishes ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Integral member of Wildcats' sprint freestylers ... Earned three honorable mention All-America honors with the 200 free, 400 free and 800 free relays at the NCAA Championships, breaking the school record in the 800 free relay with a 7:08.52 ... Swam in the 50 and 100 freestyles at the NCAA meet ... Swam a season-best and NCAA `B' cut of 22.95 in the 50 free before going 23.14 in the finals to finish seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Also took seventh in the 100 free at the Big Ten meet with a `B' cut and season-best of 50.06 ... Member of the 200 free, 400 free and 800 free relays at the Big Ten Championships ... The 200 free swam an NCAA `A' cut of 1:30.49, the 400 free had an `A' standard while breaking the school record with a 3:18.20 and the 800 free relay broke the then-NU record with a `B' swim of 7:13.40 ... Had four total NCAA `B' cut swims prior to the Big Ten Championships, two in the 50 free and two in the 100 ... Ranked second on NU's top times list in the 100 free and third in the 200 free ... Had six first-place finishes in dual-meet races and five other top-three placings ... Qualified for the championship heats in two events at the Georgia Invitational (11/30-12/1), finishing fourth in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07: Combined with Andrea Hupman to form a formidable sprint free tandem ... Participated at the NCAA Championships, with times of 23.22, 52.02 and 1:49.89 in the 50, 100 and 200 free, respectively ... Second-fastest 'Cat in the 100 free on the year ... Part of the 800 free relay team that set a then-school-record of 7:13.92 at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished fourth in the 100 free after turning in a `B' cut time of 50.06 at the Big Ten meet ... Earned a `B' time with a season-best 23.15 in the 50 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Swam an NCAA `B' time in the 50 free against Hawaii (23.41) ... Earned five different NCAA `B' cuts in the 100 free, swimming her Championships seed time against Hawaii (50.12) ... Earned her first collegiate victory in the 50 free against Purdue with a 23.72 ... Also claimed a win in the 50 free against Ohio State ... Claimed her first victory in the 200 free against Marshall, swimming a season-best and NCAA `B' cut time of 1:49.34, the second-best time of the year for NU.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Canadian Junior National team member competing at the 2005 Junior Pan Pacific Championships ... Took bronze in the 50-meter free and silver in the 4x100 and 4x200 free relays ... Represented Team Ontario at the 2005 Canada Games, earning bronze in the 100 free and taking gold with the 4x100 and 4x200 free relays to earn Canada Games meet records ... Ottawa Swimmer of the Year in 2005 ... Finished fifth in 100 free at the 2005 World Championships trials in Montreal ... Qualified for the Canadian Junior National team traveling to Australia in 2006 ... Honor roll member throughout high school ... Social Science award in 2005.

    PERSONAL: Born Emily Wong on 6/20/88 ... Daughter of Bill Wong and Patrice Flanagan ... Majoring in pyschology.

    WONG'S PERSONAL BESTS

    50 Free 22.55
    100 Free 49.57
    200 Free 1:47.84