Emmy Gallion Commits to the Liberty University Flames

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Emmy Gallion, a high school senior from Arlington, Virginia, has committed to swim for Division I Liberty University. Gallion will graduate from high school in spring 2021 join the Flames’ class of 2025.

Gallion is a current swimmer for the Nations Capital Swim Club where she is a Futures qualifier. At the 2018 Potomac Valley Senior Short Course Championships, she placed 4th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 58.51.

“I am so excited to announce that I will be continuing my academic and swimming career at Liberty University. I am so grateful to my wonderful teammates, coaches, and family for supporting me and pushing me to be the the very best I can be.  I can’t wait to represent Liberty as a lady flame. Go Flames!”

Top SCY Times

  • 50 freestyle – 24.68
  • 100 freestyle – 52.38
  • 100 backstroke – 57.97
  • 100 butterfly – 56.23
  • 200 butterfly – 2:02.21
  • 200 IM – 2:03.74
  • 400 IM – 4:25.79

At the 2020 CCSA Championships with the Flames, Gallion would have had multiple finals performances with her current best times. Most notably, she would have placed 4th in the 200 butterfly (2:02.21), 5th in the 200 IM (2:03.74) and 7th in the 400 IM (4:25.79) behind then Liberty senior Mikayla Herich who won both the 200 IM (1:59.34) and 400 IM (4:13.29).

At that meet, the Flames placed 1st as a team for their second consecutive year under coaches Jake Shellenberger and Jessica Barnes. The Flames are set to host the CCSA Championships at the Liberty Natatorium for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

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