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Emily Wolfarth
Emily Wolfarth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cranberry, Pa.

High School:
Seneca Valley

Event:
Freestyle


03/28/2012

Sixty-Three Nittany Lions Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Penn State has a total of 3,915 honorees during 18 years of the program

02/04/2012

Women's Swimming Cruises in Victories Over Lehigh and Saint Francis

Penn State improves to 7-3 on the year

02/03/2012

Women's Swimming Hosts Lehigh, St. Francis on Senior Day

Seven seniors will be honored prior to meet on Saturday

12/04/2011

Women's Swimming Takes Second at Ohio State Invite

PSU finishes strong weekend with 815 team points

ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2009-10)



CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
100-Freestyle 53.58 2/12/11 Ohio State Invite
200-Freestyle 1:55.78 2/20/10 Big Ten Championships
500-Freestyle 5:01.41 2/12/11 Ohio State Invite
1000-Freestyle 10:43.03 10/16/10 West Virginia
1650-Freestyle 17:37.24 2/12/11 Ohio State Invite
400-Freestyle Relay 3:38.92 10/23/10 Virginia Tech

2010-11 (JUNIOR YEAR):
Competed in 7 events throughout her Junior year... Posted a season-best mark of 53.58 in the prelims of the 100-Freestyle event at the Ohio State Invite and finished 7th with a time of 54.20 in the finals... Placed 5th in the 200-Freestyle at the Ohio State Invite, recording a time of 1:56.99 after posting a time of 1:55.79 in the prelims... Claimed 3rd Place at the Ohio State Invite in the 500-Freestyle, swimming a season-best time of 5:01.41... Posted a time of 5:13.55 in the 500-Freestyle vs. St. Bonaventure... Earned top-5 finishes in the 1000-Freestyle against West Virginia, St. Bonaventure, and North Carolina with times of 10:43.03, 10:44.26, and 11:05.04, respectively... Finished 2nd in the 1650-Freestyle, posting a time of 17:37.24 at the Ohio State Invite... Participated on the 400-Freestyle Relay team and finished 5th vs. Virginia Tech with a time of 3:38.92... Helped the 400-Freestyle Relay team to post a mark of 3:48.90 against North Carolina to finish in 5th Place.

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE YEAR): Media Guide Bio Get Acrobat Reader
At the Big Ten Championships (2/17-20), posted season best times in the 200 (1:55.78, preliminary) and 1650 freestyle (17:32.70). Also swam the 500 freestyle (5:10.08, preliminary) ... Finished seventh in the 200 freestyle relay (1:39.14), eighth in the 500 freestyle (5:09.66), while also competing in the 1000 freestyle (10:34.15) at Ohio State (1/29-30). All marked season best times ... Swam three events at the prestigious Ohio State Invitational - 200 freestyle (1:59.18, preliminary), 500 freestyle (5:15.63, preliminary) and 1650 freestyle (17:45.75) ... Finished fourth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:41.76) and ninth in the 1000 freestyle (10:46.89) against Virginia (11/20-21) in the first home meet ... Placed ninth in the 500 freestyle (5:15.66) against West Virginia/Colgate (10/24) ... Opened season at St. Bonaventure (10/13) with third-place 1,000 freestyle (10:55.51) finish while also swimming the 500 freestyle (5:24.37).

2008-09 (FRESHMAN YEAR):
Solid freshman season included strong performances later in the season ... Season-best 200 freestyle time (1:56.55, preliminary) came at the Big Ten Championships. Also competed in the 500 freestyle (5:11.66, preliminary) and the 1650 freestyle (17:56.44), finishing 37th overall ... Posted season-bests in the 500 freestyle (5:02.12, eighth overall), 1000 freestyle (10:35.90, sixth) and 200 freestyle relay (1:38.84, fifth) at Ohio State ... Was fifth in the 1000 freestyle (10:36.59) while also swimming the 800 freestyle relay (7:54.90) against Rutgers ... Only swam in the 1650 freestyle (17:43.61) against Villanova/Pittsburgh/Maryland, but impressed with fourth overall finish which was also a season-best ... Finished fifth in the 200 freestyle relay (1:40.24) at Southern Methodist ... Posted sixth-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay (3:35.17) a day earlier at Texas A&M ... Swam the 200 freestyle (1:57.46) in first home meet of season vs. Richmond ... Posted fourth and fifth-place finishes in the 1000 freestyle (10:36.44) and 500 freestyle (5:09.75) in first-ever collegiate action, against West Virginia.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Seneca Valley Senior High School in Harmony, Pa. ... Set two school records and qualified for the PIAA State Championships three separate times ... A four-time letterwinner in swimming ... Also competed in cross country in which she was a two-year state qualifier and Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League medalist ... Competed in track as well and broke two school records ... Also served as the Raider Indians' school mascot senior year.

PERSONAL: Full name is Emily Therese Wolfarth ... Born June 29, 1990 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Daughter of Jeff and Val Wolfarth ... Has three sisters - Erin, 29; Megan, 25 and Kelly, 14 ... Plans on majoring in public relations/advertising.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I chose Penn State because of the great athletic and academic opportunities, the school spirit, and the girls on the team."

GETTING TO KNOW EMILY
Nickname: EM
Major & Why: PR/Advertising
Favorite Thing About Penn State: Being on the PSU swim team!
Favorite Thing About State College: Feels like home!
Favorite Restaurant In State College: Allen Street Grill
Favorite Ice Cream At The Creamery: Strawberry
Favorite Penn State Sport Other Than Swimming: Football
Favorite Athletic Memory At Penn State: Big Ten Championships
Favorite Class At Penn State: Ballroom Dance
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Movie: Legally Blonde
Favorite TV Show: Food Network
Favorite Website: Facebook
Favorite Athletes: Tom Brady, Dara Torres
Hobbies: Running, shopping
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition
Most Prized Possession: My teddy bear
Place I'd Like To Visit: Disney!
After Penn State, I Would Like To: Work at the happiest place on earth: Disney!

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