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2011-12 Swimming & Diving
Emma Svensson
Emma Svensson
Emma Svensson

CLASSFr.
EVENTSBack/Free
HOMETOWNUppsala, Sweden
PREVIOUS SCHOOLCelsiusskolan

As A Junior (2013-14)
Received College Swimming Coaches Association of America Honorable Mention All-America recognition … scored FGCU its first-ever points at the NCAA Championship placing 12th in the 50-yard freestyle with a 22.33 …  set six FGCU program records, two individually; 50 free (22.09), 100 free (49.13), and four as a member of a relay team;  200 free (1:30.24), 400 free (3:20.13), 200 medley (1:38.63), 400 Medley (3:40.69) … set two CCSA records (50 free, 400 free relay) … recorded a career-best 54.65 in the 100-yard butterfly at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite (Nov. 19) … earned CCSA All-Conference honors … placed first in the 50-yard freestyle (22.61) and the 100-yard freestyle (49.77) at the CCSA Championships (Feb. 19) … named CCSA Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 23 and Jan. 29.

 

As a Sophomore (2012-13)
Selected as the NCAA Elite 89th award winner qualifying for the NCAA Championship and holding the highest GPA with a 4.0 … qualified for the NCAA Championships, placing 50th in the 100 back (55.31) and 31st in the 50 free (22.56) … named CCSA Swimmer of the Year and was the CCSA’s Most Outstanding Female Performer of the Meet, placing first in the 50 free with a time of 22.37, 100 free (49.55)and 100 back with a time of 53.11 … … earned CCSA All-Conference honors … she garnered three CCSA Swimmer of the Week awards … set one individual record in the 50 free (22.37) at the CCSA Championship … Also a part of three new relay records (200 free - 1:31.47, 200 medley – 1:38.45, 400 medley – 3:40.88.

As A Freshman (2011-12)
selected as a Mid-Major All-American, according to CollegeSwimming.com after becoming the first-ever FGCU swimmer to qualify for the NCAA Championships, placing 35th in the 100 free (49.44), 34th in the 100 back (53.61) and 38th in the 50 free (22.66) … earned CCSA All-Conference honors and was the CCSA’s Most Outstanding Female Freshman Performer of the Meet, placing first in the 100 back (54.20) and second place in both the 50-yard free (22.87) and the 100-yard free (50.03) … She also led the conference with four CCSA Swimmer of the Week awards … qualified for the NCAA Championships after posting a season-best 22.46 in the 50 free at the Bulldog Invite last chance meet (Feb. 25) … Led the CCSA with top times in 50 back (24.40) and 100 back (53.88).

High School
Ranked the ninth-best Division I recruit by CollegeSwimming.com … named District Swimmer of the Year in 2007 and 2008 … National Junior Champion of Sweden … holds the Swedish national senior and junior record in the 50-meter backstroke with a time of 29.07, set at the 2009 Swedish Championships … five-time Most Outstanding Swimmer on the Junior Nationals Upsala Swim Club … coached by Mikael Eriksson … won two silver medals in the European short course nationals in 2009 with her relay team.

Personal
Born August 3, 1992 … daughter of Henrik and Helena … economics major.

Top Times 
50 Free – 22.09 (2014 NCAA Championships)
100 Free – 49.13 (2014 NCAA Championships)
50 Back – 24.40 (2012 CCSA)
100 Back – 53.11 (2013 CCSA)
100 Fly – 54.65 (2013 Georgia Tech Invite)