Orinda Aquatics’ Emmie Appl Commits to Swim for DIII Pomona-Pitzer College

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Emmie Appl, a current high school senior from Orinda, California, has committed to swim for Division III Pomona-Pitzer College. Appl will graduate from The College Preparatory School in spring 2020 and join the Sagehens’ class of 2024.

Appl is currently a year-round swimmer for Orinda Aquatics and also swims for The College Preparatory School team. Appl placed 3rd in the 100m breaststroke at Far Westerns this past summer and placed 2nd in the 200 IM at the WCAB Senior Winter Championships.

“I am thrilled to announce my commitment to swim and study at Pomona College. The positive energy that I felt from the team while I was on campus, as well as the high academic standards, made it easy to choose Pomona. I can’t wait to continue my education in such a supportive environment full of compassionate people. Go Hens!”

With her current best times, Appl would have had multiple finals performances at the 2019 SCIAC Championships. Most notably, she would have placed 4th in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.99), 6th in the 200 IM (2:09.25) and 7th in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.78).

Top SCY Times

  • 50 freestyle – 25.01
  • 100 freestyle – 53.92
  • 200 freestyle – 1:57.72
  • 100 breaststroke – 1:05.78
  • 200 breaststroke – 2:20.99
  • 200 IM – 2:09.25

As a team, the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens placed 1st place as a team at the 2019 SCIAC Championships.

Appl will begin her swimming career at Pomona-Pitzer College in fall 2020.

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