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Emma Biggs

Player Profile
Hometown:
Amherst, Mass.

High School:
Amherst Regional

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
02/19/1995

On Biggs: Part of the Wildcats sprint unit while she was on the team ... Made contributions during meets in both her individual events and the relays ... Top individual event was the 200 meters, in which she competed at the BIG EAST Championships both indoors and outdoors ... Also ran in the 100 meters at the outdoor conference meet and the 60 meters indoors.

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 100 meters and the 200 meters at the BIG EAST Championships ... Placed fifth in her heat and 14th overall in the preliminary heats of the 100 meters with a time of 12.92 ... Recorded a time of 25.94 in the preliminaries of the 200 meters to come in fourth in her heat and 12th overall ... Registered a personal best time of 12.59 in the 100 meters at the Delaware Open and ran to a fifth place finish ... Also placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 26.55 at the Delaware meet ... Opened the season by coming in third in the 100 meters (12.91) and fourth in the 200 meters (25.83) at the Philadelphia College Classic ... Also led off the 4x100 meter relay at that meet and helped Villanova come in second in the relay with a time of 49.02 ... Ran the second leg of the 4x100 relay at the Raleigh Relays, where the Wildcats again had a time of 49.02 and finished in 28th place ... Posted a time of 12.895 in the preliminaries of the 100 meters at the Raleigh Relays and finished 107th overall ... Placed 36th in the preliminaries of the 100 meters (12.97) and 37th in the 200 meters (25.98) at the Colonial Relays ... Finished 15th in the 100 meters (12.71) and 36th in the 200 meters (26.33) at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Ran the third leg of the 4x100 relay at the Penn Relays, where the Wildcats had a season-best time of 47.66 and came in sixth in their heat as well as 45th overall out of 100 teams in the preliminary heats.

2014 Indoor: Competed in the preliminary heats of both the 60 meters and the 200 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished in 15th place overall in both events ... Registered times of 8.19 in the 60 meters and 26.34 in the 200 meters at the conference meet ... Opened the season by registering a personal best time of 8.17 in the 60 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Came in ninth in both that race and the 300 meters (42.67) at the Jack Pyrah meet, as well as running the second leg of the third place 4x400 meter relay which recorded a time of 4:06.68 ... Placed 42nd in the preliminaries of the 60 meters at the Gotham Cup with a time of 8.32 and also led off the 4x400 meter relay in which Villanova finished fifth with a time of 3:59.28 ... Came in 51st in the 60 meters (8.20) and 55th in the 200 meters (26.43) at the Great Dane Classic ... Tied for 20th place in the preliminaries of the 60 meters (8.35) at the Tiger Open and also placed 12th in the 200 meters (26.90) at that meet ... Ran in the College section of the 200 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and came in 47th in the preliminary heats with a time of 26.35.

Amherst Regional High School: School record holder in the 200 meters, the 4x100 meter relay and the 1600 meter sprint medley relay ... Named a first team All-Star by the Daily Hampshire Gazette as a senior and was also chosen as a Western Massachusetts All-Star by the Springfield Republican ... Competed at the Penn Relays in the 4x100 meter relay as well as at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the 4x100 meter relay and the 1600 meter sprint medley relay ... Presented with the Pearl E. Keyes Memorial Scholarship and the Charles Abramson Award, both during her senior year ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically all four years ... As a junior received the Brandeis Book Award for Social Action and Civic Engagement ... Presented with both the Prudential Spirit of Community Award and the Northampton Lodgs of Elks Scholarship as a senior ... Earned four Academic Excellence awards between her junior and senior years.

Personal: Born 2/19/95 ... Given name is Emily but goes by Emma ... One of two children of Vincent Biggs and Susan Connell ... Has a brother, Eric ... Undeclared major.

PERSONAL BESTS

55 Meters                  7.75                   High School
60 Meters                  8.17                   2013 Jack Pyrah Invitational
100 Meters                 12.59                  2014 Delaware Open
200 Meters                 25.82                  High School

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                        2013-14
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