UNC Track & Field Bio
 Emily Godwin
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USATF JUNIOR NATIONAL OLYMPICS CHAMPION • 2-TIME USA JUNIOR NATIONAL COMPETITOR • 2-TIME NCAA PRELIMINARY ROUND QUALIFIER • 3-TIME ALL-ACC HONOREE

Personal Records

Pentathlon - 4,091 • Heptathlon - 5,367 • High Jump – 5-10 ¾ (1.80 meters)

2015-16: Earned All-ACC honors for placing third in the high jump at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Set personal records in the high jump, long jump, and shot put during the indoor season • Took sixth in the pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Finished second in the pentathlon with 4,091 points at the Tobacco Road Multis • USTFCCCA Academic All-American • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15: Earned All-ACC honors for finishing third in the high jump at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Finished fifth in the pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a PR at 5,367, which ranks third overall in school history • Set a PR in the high jump at 5-10 (1.78 meters) • Set PRs in the javelin, shot put and long jump • Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump • Earned All-ACC Academic Indoor, named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2013-14: Earned All-ACC honors for finishing third in the pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships • Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the ACC Outdoor Championships while setting a new personal record • Set a new personal record in the heptathlon at the USA Junior Trials • Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump, clearing 5-9 ¾ (1.77 meters) • Named to the All-ACC Academic Indoor and Outdoor Team • A USTFCCCA All-Academic team member • Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

Prep: Was the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympics champion in the high jump and was the fourth-place finisher in the heptathlon at the same championship • Owns 13 state titles in her high school career in five events, including the high jump, long jump, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and shuttle hurdle relay • Placed fourth in the heptathlon at the 2012 Junior National Championships and reached the competition on a qualifying mark of 4,874 points • Has been named the Conference Runner of the Year twice as a junior and sophomore • Owns state records in the high jump at 5-10 (1.78 meters), 300 hurdles at 43.96, and the shuttle hurdle relay at 1:04.07 • Was the 2011 and 2012 Gatorade West Virginia Girl Track and Field Athlete of the Year and the 2011 WVRunners.com Girl Track and Field Athlete of the Year • Served as senior class vice president, was voted Homecoming Queen in 2012, was a member of the National Honor Society, was president the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and contributed much of her time to her church and other charitable causes • Played four years of varsity soccer winning multiple all-state and all-conference honors, including two-time honors as the AAA Midfield of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America.

Personal: Emily Ruth Godwin is the daughter of Jeff and Diane Godwin • Her mother played tennis at West Virginia Wesleyan College and her father played football and track and field at William & Mary • Born April 16


 

Position: Multis/Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buckhannon, W. Va.
High School: Buckhannon-Upshur
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