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Emma Dyer
Emma Dyer
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Westerville Central
Position: Middle Distance

Career Best Marks



800 meters (Indoor)


800 meters (Outdoor)


One Mile (Indoor)


1,500 meters (Outdoor)


5,000 meters (Outdoor)




  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor one mile
  • All-UAA in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (3rd)
  • Posted the No. 5 time in school history in the indoor distance medley relay (11:58.92)
  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • All-UAA in the indoor distance medley relay (3rd) and outdoor 4x800-meter relay (3rd)
  • Posted the No. 8 time in school history in the outdoor 1,500 meters (4:39.75)


  • Majors: Biology and Political Science
  • UChicago activities: News Editor for the Chicago Maroon, Biological Sciences Division Undergraduate Researcher in the Department of Microbiology
  • Participated in four years of soccer, one year of track & field, one years of cross country and one year of swimming in high school
  • All-Ohio Track Athlete, fourth place at the State Meet in the 3200m relay (2017), All Ohio Scholar Athlete (2017), All-Region Track and Field (2017), Ohio Capital Conference All-Conference Honors Track and Field (2017)
  • Central Ohio Regional Qualifier Cross Country (2016), Ohio Capital Conference All-Conference in cross country (2016)
  • U.S. Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award recipient
  • National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Distinction, 4.0 and above Westerville Central High School (2013-17)
  • Member of the Columbus Youth Symphonic Band and Ohio All-State Band; Editor in Chief of Ephiphany, Westerville Central High School's literary journal