Emma Chard is a sophomore at Boise State University. Growing up in Tacoma, Washington, Emma started swimming at the young age of 7 and has not looked back since then. She also has a younger brother, Evan, that swims in Tacoma as well. She specializes in freestyle and breaststroke events.
Boise State Swimming
Emma enjoyed great success in her first season at Boise State. She was a part of the 800 free relay team that won the Mountain West title and broke the school record with a time of 7:08.51. Her leadoff swim of 1:46.03 was the third fastest time in school history. She scored in three other events at Mountain West Championships, placing 2nd in the 200 free, 9th in the 500 free, and 10th in the 100 free. Captured the 200 free in her collegiate debut against Utah and set a new pool record. Posted an NCAA B Standard in the 100 free at the Art Adamson Invitational.
Emma attended Henry Foss High School in Tacoma, Washington, where she won the state title in the 100 free and runner-up in the 100 breast her senior year. Named an All-American in the 100 free. Was named the Henry Foss athlete of the year in 2012 and 2013. Competed at Junior Nationals in 2o12 and 2013 and Senior Sectionals in 2012 and 2014. Swam for the Tacoma Swim Club.