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Emily Crounse

Emily Crounse
Emily  Crounse


Clifton Park, N.Y.

High School:


Pharmaceutical Sciences


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Carolina Challenge 9/2/17

Shots, provided by Bob Stoner, from the 2017 Carolina Challenge, held at the Sandhill REC course in Columbia, S.C.


2016 Carolina Challenge

Shots from the Gamecocks season opening cross country meet.

2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017 Cross Country (Sophomore)
Ran four times for the Gamecocks, with a pair of top-15 finishes... Came in 13th at the Carolina Challenge, with a time of 18:59.8... Added an eighth-place result at the Koala Classic, with a run of 21:18.3.

2017 Track
Competed individually in three different meets ... Ran the 800m twice, with a season-best 2:19.21 at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... Also ran the mile twice, with a time of 5:15.03 at the Vanderbilt Invitational serving as her top performance ... Part of the distance medley relay squad that won the Clemson Invitational ... Led the 4x800m relay to a fourth-place finish at the Armory Invitational, running a time of 9:28.95, sixth-best in school history.
Outdoors: Ran both the 800m and the 1500m ... Turned in a season-best 2:21.02 in the 800, finishing seventh at the USC Open ... Clocked a season best of 4:47.91 in the 1500 to place seventh at the Weems Baskin Invitational ... Ran on the 4x800m relay squad at the Penn Relays.

2016 Cross Country (Freshman)
Consistently ranked among the Gamecocks' top-10 finishers ... Ranked sixth on the team and 19th overall in the season-opening Carolina Challenge, completing the 5K in 19:38.00 ... Finished 10th among Division I foes and seventh on the team in the win at the 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational, clocking a 19:22.7 ... Her top 5K time came in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational Gold Division race, when she finished 120th overall with a time of 18:48.9 ... Her best 6K time stood as her first, as she finished in 23:04.3 in the Crimson Classic (121st overall, sixth on SC) ... Finished seventh on the team (124th overall in 23:46.4) in the SEC Championships ... Posted points in the NCAA Southeast Regionals, finishing fifth among the Gamecocks (172nd overall, 23:35.4).

High School
Ran at Shenendehowa HS, posting a top 1500m time in outdoor track of 4:37.36 to finish sixth in the 2016 Eddy Games ... Earned six letters each in cross country and indoor track and one in outdoor track ... Ran the opening leg with 10 stitches in her leg on the 2016 Penn Relays Championship of America 4x800m-winning team, which finished the race in 9:00.79 ... That group also won the 4x800m title at the New Balance Outdoor National meet with an 8:50.58 time ... Her 4x800m team twice finished second in the NY state meet ... Won the 2014 NY Section 2 Division Championships at 1000m as a sophomore while ranking third as a freshman and junior ... Posted her top three-mile cross country time of 18:08.7 in the 51st Annual McQuaid Invitational ... Also garnered three letters in lacrosse ... A NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete who was her team's most valuable mid-distance runner as a junior and senior ... A member of the National Honor Society.

The daughter of Chris and Susan Crounse ... Has one younger sister, Hannah ... Majoring in pharmaceutical sciences.

Cross Country Personal Records
18:48.9 (9/30/16 Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite
23:04.3 (10/14/16 Crimson Classic)

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