Track & Field


AS A JUNIOR: Competed in all six cross country meets for the Irish ... finished seventh at the Valparaiso Invitational with a time of 19:46 ... crossed the line at the National Catholic Championship in 18:32 to finish 15th ... finished 88th in a time of 18:16 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 104th at the Pre-National Meet, covering the 6,000 meters in 21:46 ... finished 42nd at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 21:56 ... ended the season with a 53rd-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional, clocking in at 22:23 ... concentrated on the 3,000-meter run during the indoor track season ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 10:33.60 ... finished 14th at the Indiana Relays, covering 3,000 meters in 10:37.69 ... ran the Meyo Invitational 3,000 meters in 10:35.69 to finish 49th ... opened the outdoor track season with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at te Mike Poehlein Invitational, clocking in at 18:08.22 ... ran the Spartan Invitational 5,000 meters in 10:06.65 to finish eighth ... closed out the season with a 22nd-place finish at the Hillsdale Relays, running 5,000 meters in 19:02.18.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in five cross country meets for the Irish ... took 12th at the Valparaiso Invitational ... followed up her 35th-place effort at the National Catholic Championship with a 7th-place showing in the Notre Dame Invitational JV race, dropping her time over one minute on the Irish home course ... placed 112th in the NCAA Pre-National open race and closed her season at the BIG EAST Championship, finishing 59th ... top mile time of the indoor season was 5:15.58 at the Notre Dame Opener ... ran 10:41.18 over 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational ... best 5,000-meter time was 18:06.32 at the Meyo Invitational ... ran one race outdoors, clocking 11:54.97 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Top performance of the indoor season came at the Meyo Invitational, where she ran the mile in 5:24.55 ... also ran the 3,000 meters in 11:01.97 at the Notre Dame Opener ... did not compete during the outdoor track season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Lettered three times in cross country, three times in indoor track, and four times in outdoor track at Maggie Walker Governor's School (Va.) ... didn't start running until outdoor track season of freshman year ... was all-conference honoree nine times (three each in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track) ... was all-state selection in cross country as a senior when she led team to third-place finish in state cross country meet ... part of school-record distance medley relay team and district meet-record 4x800 team ... was captain and MVP of cross country team her senior season ... named district runner of the year in cross country and indoor track during senior campaign ... earned all-region honors at the 2004 FootLocker South Regional cross country meet ... born Sept. 13, 1987 in Richmond, Va. ... daughter of Lillie and Mark Wauford ... oldest of three children... majoring in political science and romance languages ... twice earned Dean's List honors as a freshman, posting a 3.667 semester GPA in the fall of 2005 and a 3.867 GPA in the spring of 2006.

Emily Wauford
Emily  Wauford


Midlothian, VA

High School:
Maggie Walker




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