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Emily Harrison
Emily  Harrison

Haymarket, Va.

High School:

Pole Vault



On Harrison: Joins the Villanova pole vault group as a freshman this season ... Comes to Villanova with high-level experience from her scholastic career and has the ability to make an immediate impact on the team ... Has a bright future as she progresses at the collegiate level.

Battlefield High School: Earned a total of seven varsity letters in track & field, including four outdoors and three indoors ... Team captain as a junior and a senior ... Seven-time team MVP ... Three-time Washington Post All-Met selection, as chosen by the track & field coaches in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas ... Four-time national qualifier in the pole vault ... Catptured four consecutive 6A state championships, as well as six straight 6A Conference 8 and 6A North Regional titles ... Personal best mark in the pole vault is 3.81 meters, which is the 6A North Regional outdoor record ... Also holds the North Regional indoor record and the Conference 8 records both indoors and outdoors ... State indoor record holder ... Tallied a pair of top-six finishes at the Penn Relays ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically every year ... Graduated summa cum laude ... Beyond her scholastic experience, also competed for the Aim High Pole Vault Club in 2016-17.

Personal: Born 3/4/99 in Haymarket, Va. ... Youngest of three children of Ken Harrison and Michelle Garnica ... Has two older brothers, Collin (33) and Ian (20) ... Hobbies include painting, hiking and coaching ... Chose to attend Villanova because of its prestigious academic programs, positive atmosphere and the track & field coaching staff ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Pole Vault                     3.81 Meters                High School