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Emma Bower

Class: Sophomore Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Previous School: Olentangy Liberty High School Hometown: Powell, Ohio

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,500 - 4:44.34
Mile - 5:05.87 (Indoor)
3K - 9:54.59 (Indoor)
5K - 17:11.20 (Indoor)
10K - 37:48.82

All-ASUN Honors (3)
2019 Outdoor 10K - 3rd
2019 Cross Country - 10th
2020 Indoor 5K - 3rd

2020 Outdoor Track & Field
• Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus

2020 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Finished a team-best third in the ASUN 5K with a big personal-best time of 17:11.20, moving into Liberty's all-time top 10 for the event
• Season also featured personal-best efforts in the mile (5:05.87 at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet) and 3K (9:54.59 at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational)
• Opened her sophomore season with a victory in the Virginia Tech Invitational 5K

2019 Cross Country (So.)
• Second team All-ASUN performer, thanks to a 10th-place conference finish (No. 3 Lady Flame) and a 5K personal-best 17:45.24 effort
• Also served as Liberty's No. 3 runner at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships, improving by 32 places from her freshman season to 81st place and dropping her 6K personal best to 21:55.2

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Finished third in her 10K debut in 37:48.82 at the ASUN meet, garnering all-conference honors
• Clocked sub-18:00 times for both of her 5Ks, headlined by a 17:41.74 effort at the FSU Relays
• Season-best 1,500 time (4:44.34) came at the Raleigh Relays
• ASUN Academic Honor Roll member

2019 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• 10th-place finisher in the ASUN 3K final
• Clocked 5:10.61 in her lone mile race of the season, Feb. 2 at the Liberty Flames Invite
• One week later, recorded her fastest 3K of the year (10:07.03) during the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational

2018 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Earned ASUN All-Freshman honors with an 18th-place conference finish
• The Lady Flames' No. 3 runner at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships, where she placed 113rd
• Season-best 5K time (18:25) came at the Queen City Invite

• Graduated from Olentangy Liberty High School
• Finished third at the Ohio Division I state cross country meet as a sophomore and placed ninth as a senior
• Crossed the finish line 17th at the 2017 Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional
• Ohio Division I 3,200 outdoor state runner-up as a freshman, before coming in ninth during her junior and senior seasons
• Top high school times were 5:02.66 (1,600), 10:47.17 (3,200) and 17:40 (cross country 5K)
• Academic All-Ohio honoree as a sophomore, junior and senior

• Daughter of Andee and Jill Bower
• Cousin Katie Hodson runs cross country and track & field at Wittenberg
• Birthday is May 27
• Exercise science major