Emmy Rawson
Emmy  Rawson


Muncie, Ind.

High School:
Muncie Central




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2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

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2014-15 Purdue Team Photos

Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos

2016-17 / AS A JUNIOR
• Competed primarily in the butterfly events and 200 IM
• Posted career-best times in the 100 fly (53.63) and 200 IM (2:00.09) at the Big Ten Championships
• Lowered her season best in the 200 fly (1:56.77) a week later at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA last chance meet
• In program history, moved up to fifth place in the 100 fly and seventh place in the 200 IM while continuing to hold the Purdue record in the 200 fly (1:56.52)
• Scored in all three of her individual events at the Big Ten Championships, qualifying for the B final of both butterfly events and accounting for 30 team points
• Selected to represent Purdue at the USA College Challenge, an all-star meet in Indianapolis
• Highlighted by a victory in the 200 fly, recorded a trio of top-three finishes at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational to account for a team-high 52 points
• Won the 200 IM at the season-opening dual meet vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Won her heats of the 100 and 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Represented Purdue at the U.S. Open Championships in August

2015-16 / AS A SOPHOMORE
NCAA Championships Qualifier (100 and 200 Fly)
• Competed primarily in the butterfly events
• Established a new program record in the 200 fly (1:56.52) at Ohio State NCAA Last Chance meet
• Posted season-best times in the 100 fly (54.15) and 200 IM (2:01.52) at the Big Ten Championships
• 200 IM time was a career-best mark and good for 10th in program history
• Finished in 31st place in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships
• Accounted for 36 team points at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fifth in the A final of the 200 fly and qualifying for the B final of the 100 fly
• Accounted for 40 team points at the Purdue Invitational, finishing third in the A final of the 200 fly and fourth in the A final of the 200 IM
• Won the B final of the 100 fly at the Purdue Invite
• Won her heat of the 200 fly in the triple dual with Notre Dame and Ohio State, finishing third overall

2014-15 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the butterfly events
• Season-best times in the 100 (54.37, 5th) and 200 fly (1:58.53, 2nd) from the Big Ten Championships ranked among the top five on the team in 2014-15
• Co-winner of the team's most improved award
• Won the B final of the 200 fly at Big Tens to account for nine team points
• Also finished second in the C final of the 100 fly at Big Tens
• Scored in both butterfly events at the Ohio State Invitational to account for 15 team points and help Purdue win the meet
• Finished eighth in the A final of the 200 fly and third in the B final of the 100 fly at Ohio State
• Also finished eighth in the B final of the 200 IM and qualified for the C final of the 100 back in Columbus, events she only swam twice apiece during the season
• Finished as the runner-up in a butterfly event in both the dual with Miami (Ohio) and the Indiana Intercollegiates during the season-opening weekend

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Steve Spradlin at Muncie Central High School
• Four-year state qualifier in the 100 fly
• Four-time All-North Central Conference honoree as team's annual most valuable swimmer
• Established five new school records and a new conference record in the 100 fly as a senior
• Helped lead Muncie Central to four straight sectional titles and three conference championships
• Also a varsity letter-winner in golf and track & field
• NCC academic team in swimming and golf
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Finished among the top seven in the 100 and 200 fly at the state meet
• Delaware County Youth Leader of the Year honoree

• Major: Biological Engineering
• Full name is Emmy Leigh Rawson
• Born in Suzhou, China
• Parents are Greg and Amy Rawson
• Family also includes older sister Molly
• Grandfather Robert is a Purdue alumnus

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Kaersten Meitz
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Diver She'd Like to Compete Against: Danielle Auckley in Springboard Diving
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: Platform Diving
Favorite Marquee Event: Winter Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Note Whistler Aficionado
In Her MP3 Player: Come From Away
Last Concert She Attended: Carol Weigand: The shower special
Entertainment She'd Love to See at Purdue: Revisimist History Podcast
Favorite Social Media Platform: Spotify
Favorite Author: Jodi Picoult
Last Book She Read: Brain On Fire
Favorite Actor, Actress & Producer: Chris Pratt, Amy Pohler, Baz Luhrmann
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: 10 Things I Hate About You
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: The Defenders
Favorite TV Show: Madam Secretary
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Holiday: Boxing Day
Favorite Food: Cheese
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building
Favorite Big City: Indianapolis
Unique Travel Location: The Amazon Store
Country She'd Like to Visit: China
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Stargazing
Another Sport She Enjoys: horizontal Running
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Ed Bartlett, Biology
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Couches
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: 2015 Big Tens
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Boilermaker Pride
Furry Friend: Day, Schnoodle


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