Emily Vance
Emily Vance
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Finksburg, Md.
High School: Westminster
Position: Back/IM

2017-18: Two-time champion at the America East Championships… In the 200 back, set the America East record and reset her own UMBC record with a time of 1:57.61… In the 100 back, touched in with a time of 54.50, resetting Lauren Day’s record… Also earned eighth place in the 50 free with a time of 23.89… Earned silver in the 400 free and medley relay and bronze with the 200 free relay… At the ECAC Championships, broke her own record in the 100 back, touching in with a time of 54.36 for third place… Earned All-America East honors.

2016-17: Made a splash in her first year as a Retriever… At the ECAC Championships, took home second in the 200 back with a time of 1:59.42 and third in the 100 back with a time of 55.12… Placed first in the 200 back, third in the 100 back, and tenth in the 50 free with a season best time of 24.04 at the America East Championships.

Background: Named a scholastic all-american for swimming and academics...Qualified for Winter USA Junior Nationals in the 100 backstroke…Traveled to Florida for Age Group Junior Nationals...Consistently on the honor roll.

Personal: Daughter of Sandy and Andy Vance... Has one sibling, Jared Vance… Major is undecided... Lists favorite food as crabs, and favorite pro team is the Orioles and favorite music artist as Thomas Rhett.