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Emily Harris
Emily  Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downington, Pa.

High School:
Downington STEM Academy

Event:
Breast/Free

Major:
Marketing


11/18/2017

S&D Posts Three Podium Finishes on Day 2 of Ohio State Invite

McHugh leads women; Freund, Garcia lead men

11/18/2017

S&D Posts Three Podium Finishes on Day 2 of Ohio State Invite

McHugh leads women; Freund, Garcia lead men

02/18/2017

McHugh Named Second-Team All-B1G

Penn State places eighth at Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

02/15/2017

Women’s Swimming & Diving Posts Season Bests to Open Big Ten Championships

800 free relay leads way for Nittany Lions on opening night

02/08/2015

Women's Swimming Completes Action at VT Invite

Nittany Lions look ahead to Big Ten Championships

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
100 Free 52.87 10/15/16 Virginia Tech
200 Free 1:50.53 2/19/16 Big Ten Championships
100 Breast 1:03.14 2/17/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Breast 2:14.82 2/18/17 Big Ten Championship
200 IM 2:01.52
11/18/16 Ohio State Invite

 

2016-17 (Junior Year)
Participated in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships … Earned a career best in the 100 breast (1:03.14) and the 200 breast (2:14.82) at Big Ten Championships ... Posted a career best at the Ohio State Invitational in the 200 IM (2:01.52) ... Ranked second on the team in all three events and earned NCAA B-cuts in the 200 breast and IM … Swept the breaststroke events (100, 1:04.84; 200, 2:19.82) against Towson (10/6) in the season opener … Won the 200 breaststroke in 2:17.16 against Rutgers and Yale (1/14).

2015-16 (Sophomore Year)
Saw action in nine meets, including the Big Ten Championships in first full season ... Swam personal bests at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 freestyle (1:50.53) and 200 IM (2:04.18) … Also swam in the 200 IM at Big Tens and set a personal best in the event (2:18.71) at the Georgia Invitational (12/6) … Posted a personal best in the 100 breast (1:05.33) at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2014-15 (Freshman Year)
Saw action in four meets ... Primarily competed in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes ... Posted season bests at the Virginia Tech Invitational (2/7-8) in the 100 breast (1:05.47), 200 breast (2:20.78) and 200 individual medley (2:06.14) ... Also competed in the Bucknell Invitational (1/31) and the Rutgers (1/16-17) and Navy duals (1/24).

High School
Swam for Downington Stem Academy and coaches Eric Snook and Brian Brucker … Four-time all-state selection … Chester County Swimmer of the Year … Team captain.

Personal
Born in Downington, Pa. on August 20, 1996 … Parents are Matt and Tammy Harris … Both were student-athletes at Gettysburg College: father, Matt, played baseball and mother, Tammy, played tennis and field hockey … Sister, Megan, swam for year at Penn State and brother, Tom, played lacrosse at Air Force … Major is marketing.

Why Penn State?
“I chose Penn State because it offered a variety of excellent academic programs combined with a top tier swimming program.”

@PennStateSWIM

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