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Emma Sougstad
Emma  Sougstad


Forest City, Iowa

High School:
Forest City




Stoughton, Sougstad Selected to NCAAs

NCAA Championships will be held March 19-21


24 Hawkeyes to Watch: Emma Sougstad

UI breaststroker has sights set on NCAA Championships


Hawkeyes Complete Day 1 at Phillips 66 National Championships

Betulius, Champa gain experience at USA Nationals


Sougstad Enjoying Early Success

UI freshman has sights set on NCAA Championships


Hawkeyes Post 2 Dual Wins

Iowa downs Northern Iowa, Michigan State at CRWC Pool


Iowa downs Western Illinois 123-83

Iowa downs Western Illinois 123-83


Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri


2013 Hawkeye Invitational

Photos from the first day of the 2013 Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa CRWC


Iowa vs. Michigan State/Northern Iowa

Oct. 18, 2013 CRWC Pool


Black & Gold Intrasquad Meet

Oct. 11, 2013 CRWC Pool

Hawk Item -- 2015 NCAA qualifier… Iowa school record holder in the 100 breast (59.96), 200 breast (2:11.20), 200 IM (1:58.74), 200-free relay (1:30.96), 200-medley relay (1:39.18), and 400-medley relay (3:38.68)… also tied for ninth in 100 fly (55.49) and 10th in 50 free (23.30)… holds three of top six 200 free relay times, two of top six 400-free relay times, five of top 10 200 medley relay times, and four of top 10 400-medley relay times.

2014-15 -- NCAA qualifier in three events... finished 18th in 100 breast (59.96), 29th in 200 breast (2:11.20), and 42nd in 200 IM (1:59.12)... posted top-10 finishes in all eight events at Big Ten Championships... named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 16, following competition against Iowa State... swam collegiate-best times in the 50 free (23.30), 100 back (57.10), 100 breast (59.96), 200 breast (2:11.20), and 200 IM (1:58.74)... school record holder in the 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM and as a member of the 200 free relay (1:30.96), 200 medley relay (1:39.18), and 400 medley relay (3:38.68)... named Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

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... elementary education interest.

Sougstad's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.30 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Free 52.51 Hawkeye Invitational 12/8/13
100 Back 57.10 Nebraska/Michigan 10/3-4/14
100 Breast 59.96 at NCAA Championships 3/21/15
200 Breast 2:11.20 at NCAA Championships 3/21/15
100 Fly 55.49 Hawkeye Invitational 12/7/13
200 IM 1:58.74 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15

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