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Emily Needham
Emily Needham

Hometown:
Manchester By The Sea, Mass.

High School:
Manchester Essex

Height:
5-7

Event:
Fly

Birthdate:
03/20/1991

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Crimson Aquatics


08/13/2013

Swimming & Diving Team Receives Scholar All-American Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.49 GPA

04/16/2013

Thirty-One Tulane Student-Athletes Earn Conference USA Academic Medal

Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

02/24/2013

Swimming & Diving Wraps Record-Setting Week At 2013 C-USA Championship

Green Wave set school marks in 200 back, 400 free medley; conclude championship fifth with 373 points

02/23/2013

Swimming & Diving Sets 3 Team Records in Day 3 Of C-USA Championship

Schachter posts NCAA `B' cut in 100 breast while Wave also establish marks in 100 fly and 400 medley relay

TOP TIMES
100 back: 1:10.70 at San Diego State (1/10/12)
100 fly: 56.94 at C-USA Championship (2/17/12)
200 fly: 2:03.61 at C-USA Championship (2/26/11)
100 free: 59.81 at San Diego State (1/10/12)
200 free: 1:57.08 at Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (11/19/10)
500 free: 5:05.10 at C-USA Championship (2/16/12)
1000 free: 10:39.58 vs LSU (10/29/10)
1650 free: 17:52.19 at Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (11/20/10)

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted top times of 56.94 in the 100 fly at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 17), 59.81 in the 100 free and 1:10.70 in the 100 back at San Diego State (Jan. 10), and 2:03.63 in the 200 fly (Feb. 18) and 5:05.10 in the 500 free (Feb. 16) in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship...tallied six individual top three finishes: winning the 200 fly vs North Texas, coming in second in the 100 fly at LSU and vs North Texas, and in the 200 fly at Alabama and vs Vanderbilt; and touching the wall third in the 200 fly at LSU...in relay action, swam the second leg of the 400 free at LSU, the third leg of the 200 medley at LSU, at Alabama and at the Houston Tri-Meet, and the third leg of 400 medley at UH Cougar Classic and at the San Diego Relays...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted top times of 1:57.08 in the 200 free (Nov. 19), 5:09.56 in the 500 free (Nov. 18), and 17:52.19 in the 1650 free (Nov. 20) at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational, 10:39.58 in the 1000 free vs LSU (Oct. 29), and 57.03 in the 100 fly (Feb. 25) and 2:03.61 in the 200 fly (Feb. 26) at the Conference USA Championship...had five top three individual finishes, winning the 1000 free at UNO and the 200 fly vs Florida International and at Vanderbilt, and finishing third in the 100 and 200 fly at San Diego State...helped the 400 medley relay team finish second at San Diego State...also participated in the 400 free, 800 free and 200 medley relay teams...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2009-10: Swam in all 10 meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 5:11.39 in the 500 free at the Cougar Classic Fall Invitational (Nov. 20), 10:57.80 in the 1000 free vs LSU (Oct. 30), 57.58 in the 100 fly (Feb. 26) and 2:04.94 in the 200 fly (Feb. 27) at the C-USA Championship...had five top three individual finishes, coming in second in the 200 fly vs LSU and Vanderbilt, and finishing third in the 1000 free vs LSU and UNO and the 200 fly at UNO...also participated in the 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

High School: Swam as part of the school's team in ninth grade...finished sixth in the state in the 200 Individual Medley as a freshman...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society as well as the school's band and chorus...earned the Chemistry Excellence Award, earned AP Scholar honors and was a Manchester Scholar.

Club: Swam 10 years for the YMCA North Shore Sharks and coach John Ogden...was a three-time YMCA All-American, nine-time YMCA National qualifier and the 2009 YMCA New England Champion the 100 fly...also qualified for the Speedo Sectional and was a New England Swimming Top 10 Swimmer in the 100 and 200 fly...finished eighth in the 200 fly at the YMCA Winter National Championships in 2009...set club record in the 100 fly with a time of 57.09 in 2009...also tallied top times of 54.65 in the 100 free, 5:03.08 in the 500 free and 2:03.48 in the 200 fly.

Personal: Born Emily Claire Needham on March 20, 1991 in Beverly, Mass...daughter of Gary and Joanne Needham...has one sister, Amy, who is currently a sophomore on the Tulane swim team...uncles Mark Needham and Edward Field, III, played football and baseball and Tennessee and Northeastern, respectively...grandfather, Edward Field, Jr., played football at South Carolina and cousin, Steven Van Note, played football at Dartmouth...majoring in business finance.