2018-19: Ran 21:33 (37th) at the Eye Opener ... Improved to run a season's best 21:20 (55th) at the Big South Championship.
2017-18: Ran a 2-mile of 14:16 at the Asheville Invitational ... Earned a top-10 finish at the Will Wilson Invitational with a time of 21:20 (10th) ... Ran a season's best 20:35 (56th) at the Queen City Invite ... Finished the season running 21:56 (56th) at the Big South Championship.
2016-17: Led the team with a time of 19:47 (26th) at the Carolina Challenge ... Ran a 6k school record of 23:30 at the Furman Invitational ... Earned Big South Runner of the Week honors ... Led the team at the Winthrop Adidas Invitational with a time of 19:13 (8th) ... Ran 20:07 (27th) at the Asheville Invitational to lead the team ... Ran a 5k school record of 19:08 (15th) at the Front Runner Invitational ... Led the team to seventh place at the Big South Championship with a time of 20:07 (33rd).
HS PR: 800m – 2:27; 1600m – 5:29; 3200m – 12:38; 5k – 19:24
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran four seasons at Providence Christian Academy for Coach Scott Williams … Team Captain her senior year … Four-time All-State and three-time top-10 finisher at the GHSA State Cross Country Championship … Four-time All-Region and three-time All-County … Ran 19:34 at the 2015 Footlocker South Regional, finishing 15th in the senior race ... Helped lead her team to runner-up honors at the State Meet three years in a row … Ran a 5k PR of 19:24 at the 2015 Saucony Cross Country Kickoff … Gwinnett County Super Six 2014 … Two-time Region Champion in the 800m (2013-14) … Qualified for the GHSA State Track Championship in the 1600m from 2013-15 … Ranked #2 All-Time at Providence Christian Academy … National Honor Society Member … Senior Class President.
PERSONAL: Emily Swanigan was born to Mike and Kim Swanigan … Has two siblings, Liz and Maggie … Intends to major in biology / Pre-Physical Therapy.