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Emily Christiansen

Class Fr.
Hometown Mesa, Ariz.
High School Mountain View

Iowa Items — Best time in the 500 free (4:56.70) ranks 10th on Iowa’s all-time top performers list.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 50 (24.64) and 500 (4:56.70) free at the Hawkeye Invitational… named Academic All-Big Ten… recorded 13 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Swam collegiate best times in 500 free (4:59.88) at the Big Ten Championships, 100 free (52.66) and 200 free (1:52.88) at the Hawkeye Invitational and 50 free (25.19) at Michigan State… recorded four top-five finishes… finished 11th in the 500 free (5:02.46) at the Shamrock Invitational… letterwinner.

High School — Two-time All-American and twice earned team MVP honors… won the state championship in 2008 in the 500 free (4:58.56)… set school records in the 500 free, 200 medley relay, and 200 and 400 free relays… eight-time place winner at the Arizona State Meet.

Personal — Born May 13, 1992… daughter of Todd and Jody Christiansen… Emily is a fourth generation Hawkeye, her father, grandpa and great-grandparents graduated from Iowa… pre-medicine/health and human physiology major.

Christiansen’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.64 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11
100 Free 52.66 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/10
200 Free 1:52.88 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/10
500 Free 4:56.70 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11