University of Iowa Athletics

Emily Melvold

Class Sr.
Hometown Maquoketa, Iowa

2010-11 — Competed in two fall events… qualified for the grand final in the 1V8+ at the Head of the Oklahoma… posted a second place finish in the 2V4+ at the Head of the Iowa… competed in all five spring events… posted two first place finishes at the Longhorn Invitational in the 2V8+… advanced to the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic in the 2V8+ and placed second… claimed two second place finishes at the Big Ten Duals in the 2V8+… competed in the 2V8+ at the Big Ten Championships… named to the Academic All-Big Ten team… letterwinner.

2009-10 — Competed in all four fall events… competed in the V4+ in all fall and spring events… claimed first place twice at the Longhorn Invitational… placed second at the Pac-10 Challenge… earned second place in the petite finals at the Big Ten Championships… advanced to the grand finale at Central Regionals…letterwinner.

2008-2009… Competed in one fall event… raced in 1V4+ for four spring events… claimed three first place finishes at the Longhorn Invitational… earned second and third place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic… finished second in the morning session of the Michigan Duals in 2V4+ and first in the afternoon session… placed second in petite finals at the Big Ten Championships… also claimed fourth place of the Central/South Regionals.

2007-2008… Novice member… competed in every 2N8+ race in the spring season… coxed at the Longhorn Invitational contributing to a win over Kansas State… placed second in both races at the Big Ten Challenge… member of 2N8+ boat that placed third in the Grand Final at the Big Ten Championships winning the bronze medal… sat in the six seat each race this season for the 2N8+… coxed for the Open 4+ race in South-Central Regionals placing fourth in the C final.

Before Iowa… Member of cheerleading squad.

Personal… Born October 6, 1988, daughter of Robert and Beth Melvold…journalism and mass communications major.