Emma Brinton
Emma  Brinton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Landenberg, Pa.

High School:
Avon Grove

Event:
IM, Back



05/02/2018

@DuqSwimDive Presented with A-10 Championship Rings

The Duquesne swimming and diving team received its rings for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship on Tuesday

2018 A-10 Most Outstanding Rookie Performer
2018 A-10 Gold Medalist – 200 IM
2018 A-10 Gold Medalist – 400 IM
2018 A-10 Bronze Medalist – 400 Medley Relay
Four-time A-10 Rookie of the Week (10.24.17 / 10.31.17 / 11.7.17 / 11.21.17)

Owns Two School Records
200 IM (1:59.18)
400 IM (4:15.90)
400 Medley Relay (3:43.21)

Owns Two Other Top-10 Times in School History 
2nd – 100 Backstroke (55.69)
2nd – 200 Backstroke (1:58.97)

AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18)
 
- Earned Atlantic 10 Most Outstanding Rookie Performer after winning three medals at the A-10 Championship at SPIRE Institute to help the Dukes win their first conference title
- Captured gold in the 400 IM at the A-10 Championship with an A-10 Championship record, pool record, school record and NCAA “B” cut time of 4:15.90
- Won gold in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championship with a school record and NCAA “B” cut time of 1:59.18
- Picked up bronze medal at the A-10 Championship as part of school record-setting 400 medley relay team with a mark of 3:43.21
- Earned A-10 Rookie of the Week Honors a school-record four times (Nov. 21, Nov. 7, Oct. 31, Oct. 24)
- Placed fourth in the 200 IM (2:01.26) and was part of seventh-place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:25.14) at the CSCAA National Invite
- Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:38.33) at the Western PA Invite
- Placed second in both the 100-yard individual medley (58.29) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:02.76) to go with a third-place mark in the 200-yard individual medley (2:02.21) at the Magnus Cup
- Won two events vs. Youngstown State on Nov. 4, 
pacing the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.72) and the 100-yard freestyle (54.26). 
- F
inished with three event wins at the A-10 Swimming & Diving Classic, capturing the title in the 200-yard IM (2:06.77), the 400-yard IM (4:29.79) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:02.61).
- Also topped Saint Louis, George Mason and La Salle in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 58.41 at the A-10 Classic
- Won both the 
200-yard backstroke (2:03.94) and the 400-yard IM (4:30.05) against A-10 perennial power Richmond
- Topped her Davidson opponents in the season opener in the 
200-yard freestyle with a finish of 1:54.16. In addition, she was part of a first-place 200-yard medley relay team which posted a time of 1:46.34 against the Wildcats 

BEFORE DUQUESNE
- Three-time PIAA All-State selection at Avon Grove
Ches-Mont Winter Sports All-League selection
- NISCA All-American
- Two-time USA Scholastic All-American
- Three-year varsity letter winner for the Red Devils
- Served as a captain at Avon Grove for head coach Kelly Burk
- Two-time individual record holder and three-time relay record holder at Avon Grove
- Also competed for Delaware Swim Team under coach Pablo Marmolejo

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