Emma Curry - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Emma Curry Season 2022-23

Class Sophomore
Event Middle Distance
High School Waxahachie
Hometown Waxahachie, Texas
Major Undeclared

Career Results

As a Sophomore (2022-23)
Cross Country

  • Finished 118th overall and recorded a personal best (22:23.7) at the 6k SEC championships (Oct. 28)
  • Finished 58th overall (19:01.6) in the open 5k at the Joe Piane Invitational (Sept. 30)

Track & Field

  • Competed in the mile and the 3,000 meters at the SEC indoor championships (Feb. 24–25)
  • Recorded a personal best in the mile (4:56.08) at the indoor Music City Challenge (Feb. 10–11)
  • Finished 11th in the indoor 3,000 meters (9:47.76) and 16th in the 1,000 meters (2:56.75) at the Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 20–21), recording personal bests in both events
  • Finished 10th in the 1,000 meters (2:58.76) at the Commodore Challenge (Jan. 13–14)

As a Freshman (2021-22)
Cross Country

  • Finished 24th overall (19:38.2) at the 3.1M Belmont Opener (Sept. 3)

Track & Field

  • Competed in six meets during the season, three indoor and three outdoor
  • Finished 22nd overall in the 800 meters (2:18.79) at the outdoor Music City Challenge (April 29–30)
  • Recorded a personal best in the 3,000 meters (10:29.22) at the indoor Music City Challenge (Feb. 11–12)
  • Recorded a personal best in the mile (5:17.15) at the Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 21–22)
  • Finished 19th in the 1,000 meters (3:06.14) at the Commodore Challenge (Jan. 14–15)

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.”