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Emma Dyer
Emma Dyer
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio
High School: Westerville Central


  • All-Region selection after placing 25th in a time of 22:42.3 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (6K)
  • Placed 65th at the NCAA Championship with a 6K time of 22:18.5
  • Took 2nd at the St. Francis Invite with a 5K time of 18:26.6
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic


  • Placed 11th in 18:44.8 at the St. Francis Invite (5K)
  • Took 15th place in 19:17.7 at the Midwest Intercollegiates (5K)
  • Ran a time of 24:01.04 at the Principia Cowbell Classic (6K)


  • 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