JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Looks to qualify for the SEC Championships in her final campaign … Competed in all but one dual meet, the Phil Hansel Invitational and the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Posted her career low in the 100 butterfly (54.51) at the Last Chance Meet … Notched her season low in the 200 fly (2:03.32) at the Last Chance Meet … Picked up her season low in the 100 backstroke (1:02.65) at the Phil Hansel midseason meet … Snagged a second place finish int the 100 fly (58.32) in a dual win on the road over Tulane … Took fourth in the 100 fly (57.39) and seventh in the 200 fly (2:08.06) against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Finished fifth in the 200 fly (2:07.78) and sixth in the 100 fly (59.35) in a dual win over Kentucky … Swam to 27th in the 200 fly (2:07.180 and 31st in the 100 fly (57.28) at the midseason meet … Grabbed a fifth place finish in the 200 fly (2:07.74) in a dual win over Alabama … Earned her third varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Two-stroke competitor who raised her game in her second season of competition … Competed in every dual meet, the Tennessee Invitational and the SEC Championships … Posted her career best 100 backstroke mark of 58.65 at the SEC Championships … Registered a season low 100 butterfly time of 56.08 at the SEC Championships … Swam the final leg of the second place 400 freestyle relay (3:28.96) and finished sixth in the 200 fly (2:09.91) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Placed 22nd in the 200 fly (2:05.11) and 23rd in the 100 fly (56.58) at the Tennessee Invitational … Finished fourth in the 1000 free (10:31.34) and fourth in the 200 fly (2:07.84) in a victory over Alabama … Earned her second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Butterfly and backstroke contributor in her first season … Competed in 14 dual meets and Cougar Classic Invitational … Delivered her best outing in a quadruple meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane, winning the 100 fly in a career best of 56.03 and taking second in the 200 fly with another career best of 2:02.87 … Registered 12th in the 100 fly at the Cougar Classic … Swam to runner-up honors in the 100 fly at the Florida International Invite … Raced to third in the 200 fly in a road win over Tulane … Part of a 1-2-3 LSU finish in the 200 fly in a home victory over Incarnate Word … Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A talented butterfly performer who was a part of a 2008 national championship squad … Earned runner-up honors in the 200 fly at the 2008 YMCA Long-course National Championships … Also finished third in the state in the 100 fly … Brings in top times of 55.90 and 2:04.55 in the 100 and 200 fly, respectively, and also holds a lifetime best of 2:18.53 in the 200m fly … Coached by Mike Gobrecht and Scott Zacharda.
Full name is Emily Patrick Weaner … Born May 16, 1992, in Hanover, Pa. … Parents are Robert and Sue Weaner … Has one sister, Tricia … Her sister, Tricia, is a former All-American swimmer at Tennessee … Currently undecided on major.
EMILY’S TOP TIMES
100 butterfly, 54.51, 2013 Bulldog Last Chance Meet
200 butterfly, 2:02.87, 2011 vs. Houston, Rice & Tulane
100 backstroke, 58.65, 2012 SEC Championships
EMILY’S TOP 2012-13 TIMES
100 butterfly, 54.51, Bulldog Last Chance Meet
200 butterfly, 2:03.32, Bulldog Last Chance Meet
100 backstroke, 1:02.65, Phil Hansel Invite