Emma Curry - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Emma Curry Season 2022-23

Class Sophomore
High School Waxahachie
Hometown Waxahachie, Texas
Major Undeclared

Career Results

As a Freshman (2021-22)

Track and Field 

  • Competed in six meets during the season, three indoor and three outdoor
  • Commenced her collegiate career at the Commodore Indoor in the 1,000 meters finishing 19th at 3:06.14, personal best
  • At the Vanderbilt Invitational, finished with a time of 5:17.15 in the mile, personal best
  • Set a personal best in the 3,000 meters at the Music City Challenge at 10:29.22
  • A personal best in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:42.55 at the Black and Gold Invite, first outdoor meet of the season
  • Competed in the 800 meters, 1,500 meters and 4×400 meter relay at the Georgia Tech Invitational
  • Notched a finish of 22nd in the 800 meters in final meet, Outdoor Music City Challenge, personal best

The Curry File

  • Prepped at Waxahachie High School under head coach Edward DeLa Cruz
  • Lettered in soccer, cross country and track and field
  • School record holder in 800, 1600, 3200 and 5K
  • Four-time individual and team district champion in cross country
  • First in school history to qualify for the state championship in cross country (2018)
  • Three-time cross country state qualifier (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Track state qualifier in the 1,600 meters and finished fourth (2021)
  • Two-time county cross country Runner of the Year honors (2018, 2019)
  • Multiple all-state and all-region honors
  • Three-time team captain
  • Best times include 17:15 (5k xc), 11:12 (2-mile xc), 4:53 (1600), 10:50 (3200), 2:18 (800)
  • Finished in top 2 percent of class academically
  • Academic all-state in track and field and cross country
  • Daughter of Kerry and Matthew Curry
  • Has an older brother, Jaron
  • Twitter: @emmacurry03
  • Instagram: @_.emmacurry
  • Left foot is a size bigger than her right, enjoys ceramics/pottery

“Vanderbilt has the perfect combination of academics and athletics, as well as the SEC experience. I clicked well with the team and truly felt at home.”