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Emily Duff

Class: Senior
Position: Free, IM
Height: 5-8

Previous School: Clayton HS

Hometown: Clayton, N.C.

2013-14 (Jr.)
• CSCAA Scholar All-American (honorable mention)
• At end of season, was program record holder in 200 back (1:57.52) and 400 IM (4:20.89)
• Medaled twice at conference championship meet, in 200 back and 400 IM
• Earned second place in 200 back at CCSA Championships, swimming program-record and lifetime-best NCAA B cut time of 1:57.52 in A Final
• Set program record of 4:20.89 (lifetime-best) in qualifying for 400 IM A Final at conference meet, before finishing third in 4:21.02
• Swam personal-best 4:53.78 during conference A Final of 500 free, placing fifth overall
• Clocked 1:47.70 during third leg of Liberty's program-record-setting 800 free relay (7:17.75) at CCSA Championships, as the Lady Flames took second place
• Won four individual events during the regular season, including 100 back and 200 back at Davidson Duals

2012-13 (So.)
• CCSA All-Academic honoree
• CSCAA Scholar All-American (honorable mention)
• Held program records in 500 free and 200 back by end of season
• Medaled twice at conference championship meet, in 100 back and 200 back
• Placed second in 200 back at CCSA Championships, in program-record and NCAA B cut time of 1:58.30 (first B cut of career)
• Swam lifetime-best 55.72 in A final of 100 back at conference meet, placing third
• Finished fourth in CCSA 500 free final, in season-best 4:59.16
• Led off Liberty's program-record-setting 400 medley relay and 800 free relay at CCSA Championships
• Won three events against Duquesne (200 free, 200 back, 400 IM) and two at Boston College (200 free, 500 free)
• Posted eight individual event victories in dual meets

2011-12 (Fr.)
• CCSA All-Academic honoree
• By end of freshman season, held program records in 500 free, 1000 free and 200 back
• Earned pair of individual medals at CCSA Championships
• Placed third in 100 back at CCSA meet, swimming a 56.65
• Clocked 2:02.40 in 200 back, good for program record and third place at CCSA Championships
• Swam program-best 4:58.63 in 500 free at conference championship meet, taking ninth place overall
• Anchored Liberty's second-place 800 free relay, which set a program record of 7:30.74 at conference meet
• Set program record in 1000 free at Davidson Duals (Jan. 28), swimming 10:36.29
• Posted nine individual event victories in dual meets

Prep
• Competed for Clayton High School for four seasons, earning team MVP honors each year
• Awarded 2009-10 Scholastic All-America honors by USA Swimming for earning a 3.7 GPA and swimming 4:32.54 for the 400 IM
• Swam at N.C. State Championship Meet four straight years
• Ranked 103rd nationally for 17-year old females in USA Swimming's IM Xtreme Challenge
• Swam at the 2010 Southern Zone Senior Sectionals
• Career-best times entering Liberty: 54.74 (100 free), 1:56.01 (200 free), 5:08.23 (500 free), 10:34.82 (1000 free), 59.32 (100 back), 2:07.62 (200 back) and 4:32.54 (400 IM)
• Also swam for the Marlins of Raleigh
• Named to Principal's List and Honor Roll

Personal
• Daughter of Mark and Marjorie Duff
• Father was a two-time NCAA Division II All-American in diving at Oakland
• Majoring in nursing
• Birthday is Aug. 7

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
500 Free - 4:53.72
100 Back - 55.72
200 Back - 1:56.50
400 IM - 4:19.56

CCSA Individual Medalist Honors (7)
2012 100 Back (3rd)
2012 200 Back (3rd)
2013 100 Back (3rd)
2013 200 Back (2nd)
2014 400 IM (3rd)
2014 200 Back (2nd)
2015 200 Back (2nd)