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Emma Kern from Delano, Minnesota, has announced her intention to swim at the University of Texas in the class of 2027.
“I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at the University of Texas!! Huge thank you to my family, coaches and everyone who has supported me throughout my swimming career! HOOK ‘EM HORNS🤘🏼🧡”
Kern, a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, swims for Delano High School and Aquajets Swim Team. She won the 100 back (54.94) and was 4th in the 100 fly (56.03) as a freshman at the MHSHL 3A Swimming and Diving State Championships in November 2019. Last fall, she won the 100 back (54.60) and the 100 fly (56.42) at 3A Sectionals, breaking the Section 3A record in both events. There was no state tournament due to the pandemic.
Kern won the 100 back (53.40) and 200 back (1:58.91) at Fargo Sectionals last March, notching PBs in both events. She also came in third in the 50 free (23.55) and 4th in the 100 free (51.07). She had a very strong showing in July at the Minneapolis Sectionals, where she won the 100 back (1:01.68), was runner-up in the 50 free (26.38) and 100 free (57.00), and placed third in the 100 back (2:16.60). She also scored a PB in the 200 free. Kern competed at Olympic Trials Wave I in June, finishing 26th in the 100 back. She closed out long course season at Speedo Summer Championships-East, swimming the 50/100 free, 100/200 back, and 100 fly
Top SCY times:
- 50 back – 25.07
- 100 back – 53.40
- 200 back – 1:58.91
- 100 fly – 55.66
- 50 free – 23.26
- 100 free – 50.97
- 200 IM – 2:05.53
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