Emma Dalton - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Emma Dalton Season 2021-22

Class Freshman
Hometown Mason, Ohio
High School William Mason
Major Undeclared
Bio

Career Honors
• 2021-22 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times
50 Free: 24.70 at Miami Invitational, 11.18.21
100 Free: 55.28 at Miami Invitational, 11.20.21
50 Back: 26.77 at Arkansas-Little Rock, 1.29.22
100 Back: 57.34 at Miami Invitational, 11.19.21
200 Back: 2:06.94 at Miami Invitational, 11.20.21

Commodore Record Watch
• Is ranked 10th in program history in the 50 back

As a Freshman (2021-22)
• Ended up among the top five on Vandy’s performance list in the 200 back
• Had best times of season in four events — 50 and 100 free, and 50 and 100 back — at the Miami Invitational (Nov. 18-20), coming in second in the B Final in the 100 back and third in the 200 back while winning the C Final in the 50 free
• Recorded mark in 50 back (26.77) that met the NIC B Standard against Arkansas-Little Rock (Jan. 29)
• Was sixth in the 100 back (58.83) and seventh in the 200 back (2:14.58) in the Commodores’ victory over Illinois (Oct. 30)
• Touched the wall sixth in the 100 (59.67) and 200 (2:14.03) back in win over Tulane (Nov. 6)
• Posted a top-10 finish in the 100 back (59.94) against Arkansas and Drury (Oct. 9) in the opening meet of the season

The Dalton File
• Major is undeclared
• Prepped at William Mason High under head coach Mark Sullivan
• 2021 state champion in 100 back
• Led team to 2021 state runner-up finish
• 2021 Cincinnati Female Swimmer of the Year
• First team all-Greater Miami Conference
• Principal’s Award recipient
• Competed in the 50 free (23.87), and the 50 (25.49), 100 (53.91) and 200 (2:02.75) back
• Daughter of Natalie and David Dalton
• Has a younger brother, Will
• Born in Mason, Ohio
• Uncle, Steve Shipps, swam at Michigan State
• Instagram: @emmamdalton
• Twitter: @emmamdalton
• Has two fake teeth
• Involved in YoungLife throughout high school

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vanderbilt because I know I will be challenged both in and out of the pool. After meeting with some girls on the team, I knew it was the caliber of people I wanted to spend the next four years with. I’m so excited for the next four. Anchor Down!”