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 Emily Downs
Emily Downs
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wayland, Mass.

High School:
Wayland High School

Event:
Freestyle

03/06/2014

Women's Swimming and Diving Claims 11th at ACCs

Elizabeth Manning and Melissa Merwin swam away with ACC meet records, individually, in the 50-yard backstroke time trial and 50-yard breaststroke time trial, respectively.

11/05/2013

M. Swimming Dominates Maine for Third Win of Season

BC Swimming sweeps Maine

11/05/2013

W. Swimming Squeezes Out Win over Maine

BC Swimming sweeps Maine

02/25/2013

W. Swimming Concludes Season at ACC Championship

Downs, Vanasse and Barron lead team

01/14/2013

M. Swimming Splits With George Mason and Towson

Stranick and Stickney lead team

As a SOPHOMORE- (2012-2013): Emily joined the swim team...She swam on the travel squad, competing in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle... was the Outstanding Performer at the New England Catholic Invite... chosen for the Outstanding Performance at the Bryant and Boston U meets... She later made the ACC team and was chosen as the Outstanding Performer there for BC... got personal bests in all three events - 50 free (24.10), 100 free (51.72) and 200 free (1:53.93)... At the end of the year, she was voted Most Valuable Performer by her teammates.

BEFORE BC: Attended Wayland High School in Wayland, MA. Member of undefeated varsity swim team all four years. Captain 2010-2011 season. Three time All-American. Varsity record holder. Three year Boston Globe and Boston Herald AllScholastic.

PERSONAL: Emily is the daughter of Ben and Jeanne Downs. She has an older brother who attends Harvard University and two younger sisters, a senior in high school and a sophomore in high school. She is enrolled in the Lynch School of Education.

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