Position
Freestyle/backstroke
Height
6'1
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Bettendorf, Iowa
High School
Bettendorf HS

Van De Wiele’s Top Times
50 Free – 23.39 SMU Invitational 
100 Free – 50.10 SMU Invitational 
100 Back – 55.44 SMU Invitational 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019-20)
Two top-three finishes against Tulane to start the season in the 100 and 200-Yard Freestyle… Touched the wall in 52.24 to finish second in the 100-Yard and in 1:53.48 to finish third in the 200-Yard… At the Art Adamson Invitational, came in 10th place in the 100-Yard Free with a time of 50.58, 17th place in both the 50-Yard Free and 100-Yard Back with times of 23.39 and 55.44, and 19th place in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:51.92… Claimed the bronze against Missouri in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:49.86… In a dual meet against Delta State she finished 2nd in the 100 Free with a time of 52.30 and finished third in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 24.43…Came sixth in the 100-Yard Free against Florida State with a time of 51.75 and seventh in the 200-Yard Free with a 1:53.73…In a Tri meet against Houston and Rice she finished sixth in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:51.96 and sixth in the 100-Yard Free with a 52.36… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finished in 45th place in the 100-Yard Back with a time of 55.57, 49th in the 200-Yard Fly with a time of 1:50.14, and 55th in the 100-Yard Free with a time of 51.34.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered for coach Mike Ahrens at Bettendorf High School … Member of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 District Championship teams … Earned third place at the State Championships the same years … Individually, a Three-Time All-American … 2018 District Swimmer of the Year … Holds the school record in the 100 and 200-Yard Freestyle, and the 100-Yard Backstroke.

PERSONAL
Full name is Emily Van De Wiele … Born on January 2, 2001 … Parents are Dave and Liz Van De Wiele … Has one brother, Jacob, and one sister, Isabelle … Member of the National Honors Society and Honor Roll … Chose LSU because: “LSU provides the perfect environment for athletic growth while also offering a college education.”

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