Emily Close
Emily Close
Year: So.
Hometown: Orleans, VT
High School: Lake Region Union
Major: Exercise Science
Event(s): Multi-Events

2016-2017: Won the Division III section of the pentathlon (2,797 points) at the Bates Invitational (1/21/17) ... Won the 600 meters (1:41.0ht) and high jump (1.43m/4-8 ¼) at the USM Open II (1/7/17) ... Won the high jump (1.45m/4-9) at the USM Open I (12/10/16).

2015-2016: Competed in one meet before a season-ending injury ... Finished third in the 200 meters (28.05) and second in the high jump (1.47m/4-9 ¾) at the USM Invitational (12/5/15).

Academic Honors & Awards: 2015-16 William B. Wise Award

Before USM: Participated in cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field at Lake Region Union H.S. (Orleans, Vt.) ... Indoor state champion in the 55m hurdles (9.16) in 2015 ... Competed at the New England Championships ... Member of the  fifth-place 4x400m relay ... Outdoors, state Division III champion in the 100m hurdles (16.04), 300m Hurdles (47.63) and the high jump (4-10), and placed fourth in the long jump (14-7) ... Member of the second-place in the 4x100m relay ... In 2014, state champion outdoors in the 300m hurdles (48.82), second in the 100 hurdles (17.07) and fourth in the long jump (14-8 1/4) ... State Division III indoor champion in the 55m dash (7.84) and long jump (15-3), and second in the 300 meters (45.07) and 55m hurdles (9.73) ... During her sophomore year, won state outdoor Division III titles in the 300m hurdles (48.83) and high jump (4-8), and was second in the 400 meters (1:02.39) ...