University of Iowa Athletics

Emily Wooden

Class Fr.
Hometown Chino Hills, Calif.
High School Ayala
Emily Wooden - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Two-time first-team all-league honoree… two-time CIF champion…posted four top two finishes at league meet in 2021, winning 200 free and 200-medley and 400-free relays… placed eighth in 200 medley replay, ninth in 200-free relay and 15th in 400 free at CIF meet… personal bests are: 24:00 (50 free), 53.22 (100 free), 57.57 (100 fly) and 2:05.54 (200 fly)… also played volleyball as freshman and sophomore, earning Most Inspirational Award… named a Scholar Athlete… high school coach was Paul Marceau.

Personal — Born Feb. 2, 2004, in Whittier, Calif… daughter of Gerald and Elizabeth Wooden… father was a swimmer and water polo player at Citrus College then played water polo at USC… he was then a professional water polo player in Barcelona, Spain… mother was a swimmer and volleyball player at Citrus College… has two older siblings, Shayne and Ariel… Ariel was a member of the Iowa swimming and diving program from 2019-22… majoring in criminology, law and justice with a second major in business.