Emma Barnes
Emma Barnes
Year: So.
Hometown: Amherst, Wis.
High School: Amherst
Team: Women

Honors: 2015 USCSCA National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team

As a Freshman: Competed in all 12 of team's events ... was the top Purple Knight finisher five times ... finished first on the team in the 5K freestyle (16:37.7) and third on the team in the mass-start 15K classic (1:03:15.2) at the Bates Carnival on Jan. 16-17 ... second on the team in the 5K skate (17:01.1) and third on the team in the mass-start 10K classic (38:57.7) at the UVM Carnival on Jan. 23-24 ... placed first among Purple Knights in the 5K classic (20:25.1) and helped log a time of 45:29.9 in the mixed 4x3K freestyle relay at the Saint Michael's Carnival on Jan. 30-31 ... finished first on the team in both the 1.4K freestyle sprint (3:37.6) and the 10K freestyle (36:48.7) at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 6-7 ... led the Purple Knights in the 10K classic (35:47.5) and was second on the team in the 5K freestyle (19:04.2) at the Middlebury Carnival on Feb. 13-14 ... logged times of 19:21.4 in the 5K freestyle and 1:02:55.0 in the mass-start 15K classic at the Saint Lawrence Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 27-28.

High School: Competed in four years of cross country and Nordic skiing and one year of varsity soccer at Amherst High School ... three-time all-conference cross country runner ... team MVP as a freshman and sophomore ... all-conference all four years in Nordic skiing ... captain one year ... state runner-up one year ... qualified once for Junior Nationals ... Nordic skiing team won state championship her senior year ... helped cross country qualify for state championship as a junior ... Spanish Club president ... also participated in National Honor Society, Advanced Choir, Quiz Bowl, and Future Business Leaders of America.

Personal: Emma Margaret Barnes ... daughter of Jacob and Kristin Barnes ... majoring biology ... also member of the Saint Michael's women's cross country team.