Women's Swimming



Emily Vavourakis
Emily Vavourakis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Height:
5-6

Position:
Freestyle


04/13/2013

29 Mustangs Earn C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal

03/02/2013

Twenty-Seven Student-Athletes Earn Honors Recognition In Fall

Mustangs Shine In Classroom

02/24/2013

SMU Men's Swimming Team Are Champions

Fourth Straight Night With A Record Broken

02/24/2013

SMU Women's Swimming Team Finished Third In C-USA Championship

Fourth Straight Night With A Record Broken

02/21/2013

Emily Vavourakis Named C-USA All-Academic

2013-13 (Sr.): USA Conference Championships: Was part of the 400 free champion relay team (Arcila, Babok, Rangelova) ... Also finished tied for 12th in the 50 free and 14th in the 100 free ... Contributed to the second place finish of the 400 medley relay team (Donadon, Ferrin, Matthews) and the 400 free relay team (Parmenter, Krane, Ekelund) that finished third against TCU ... Also finished fifth in the 50 free against the Horned Frogs.

2011-12 (Jr.): Finished 17th in the 50-meter freestyle and was 24th in the 100-meter freestyle 3/9-11 at the Columbus Grand Prix... Conference USA Championship: Placed sixth in the 50-yard freestyle, 10th in the 100-yard freestyle and 12th in the 100-yard backstroke 2/15-18 at the Conference USA Championships... Was a member of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team 1/25 at TCU... Was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team 1/21 at Houston... Placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle, 10th in the 100-yard freestyle, 10th in the individual medley, and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay squad and third-place 400-yard freestyle relay team 12/15-18 at the Chesapeake Elite Meet... Competed in the 100-meter freestyle 12/1-3 at the AT&T Winter National Championships... Was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay, the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay, the second-place 200-yard medley relay and the second-place 400-yard medley relay teams 11/17-19 at the Cougar Classic... Took third in the 100-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay and the 400-yard medley relay teams 11/4 against North Texas and Wyoming... Was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay teams 10/15 at Rice.

2010-11 (So.): Won the gold medal in the 50-yard Freestyle with a time of 24.51 and helped the 200-yard Freestyle Relay team take first place against Rice on 10/31... Was a member of the gold-medal 400-yard Medley Relay team against Houston on 10/23... Helped the 500-yard Free Relay team take second place and the 200-yard Free Relay team win first place at the North Texas Relays on 10/8... Vavourakis won the 50-yard freestyle (23.30) at Chesapeake Elite Meet on 12/21.

2009-10 (Fr.): Placed second in the 50 yard Freestyle (24.22) and the 100 yard Freestyle (52.45) against North Texas... Came in second in the 100 yard Freestyle (52.46) against Rice... Won the 50 yard Freestyle (24.37) and placed second in the 100 yard Freestyle (52.09) against Houston... Was a member of the 200 yard Freestyle Relay, 200 yard Medley Relay, 400 yard Freestyle Relay, 400 yard Medley Relay, 500 yard Freestyle Relay and the 800 yard Freestyle Relay... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Awards
2011-12 Conference USA All-Academic Team

Prior to SMU: Vice Belgian national record holder in the 50m and 100m freestyle (LC)... 400 IM relay finalist at 2008 European Championships... Swam in the 2007 World Championships... Competed in the 2006 European Championships (LC and SC)... Swam in the 2004 and 2005 European Junior Championships... Participated in the 2003 European Youth Olympic Festival... Also lettered in gymnastics.

Personal: Anticipated environmental engineering major... Chose SMU for the beautiful campus, the great coaching staff, academic opportunities and the warm weather... Enjoys sport and fitness, dogs, fashion, food and movies... Lists Michael Phelps and Shaquille O'Neil as her favorite athletes...Parents are Emmanouil Vavourakis and Michele Baervoets... Has three sisters.

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