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Emma Sougstad
Emma Sougstad

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Forest City, Iowa

High School:
Forest City

Height:
5-8

Position:
IM/Breast/Fly/Free

Hawk Item -- Record holder in the 100-breast (1:00.90)... ranks third in the 200-IM (2:01.41) and seventh in the 100-fly (55.49)... swam on the record-setting 400-medley relay (3:39.54)... has the third and fifth-fastest time in the 200-free relay, the fifth-best time in the 400-medley relay, and the seventh-fastest 200-medley relay time.

2013-14 -- Set the school record, with an NCAA "B" qualifying time in the 100-breast (1:00.90) at Big Ten Championships... was a member of the record-setting 200-medley relay (1:40.12) at Big Ten Championships... swam to the third-fastest time and an NCAA "B" qualifying time in the 200-IM (2:01.41) at Big Ten Championships... recorded the seventh-best 100-fly time (55.49) at the Hawkeye Invitational... was also a member of the 200-free relays that recorded the third and fifth-fastest times in program history, the fifth-fastest time in the 400-medley, and the seventh-best time in the 200-medley relay in UI history... recorded collegiate-best times in the 50-free (23.55) and 100-free (52.51) at the Hawkeye Invitational... was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Oct. 1 after compiling a first place and a pair of second-place finishes in the opening meet of the season against Michigan... letterwinner.

High School -- Ten-time All-American... 11-time first team all-state honoree... three-time second team all-state honoree... earned All-America honors in 200 IM, 100 fly, 100 free, 50 free, and 100 breast as a senior, in 100 fly and 200 IM as a junior, and in 100 fly, 200-medley relay and 200-free relay as a freshman... State record holder in the 200 IM (2:00.33), and the 100 free (51.08)... team captain as a senior... named the IGHSAU and MCSC Swimmer of the Year as a junior... holds school records in 200-medley relay, 50 free (23.31), 100 free (51.08), 100 fly (55.25), 200 IM (2:00.33), 200 free relay and 400 free relay... also competed in basketball and was a district champion and state qualifier sprinter in track and field... two-time Scholastic All-American... academic all-conference selection... graduated with a silver medal (3.6-3.8 GPA) and was a four-year academic letterwinner... high school coaches were Steve Hugo and Shea Brunsvold.

Personal -- Has two older siblings, Randy and Willie... majoring in nursing.

Sougstad's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.55 Hawkeye Invitational 12/6/13
100 Free 52.51 Hawkeye Invitational 12/8/13
100 Breast 1:00.90 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/14
100 Fly 55.49 Hawkeye Invitational 12/7/13
200 IM 2:01.41 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/14

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