Emily McClellan
Emily McClellan

Delavan, Wis.

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Panthers Announce Postseason Awards

Swimming & diving teams honor standouts at postseason banquet


McClellan, Aaron Awarded UWM/U.S. Army National Guard/ROTC Athletes of the Month

Both stood out on national stage in March


McClellan Caps Panther Career With First-Team All-American Honors

Senior takes seventh in the nation in 200 breaststroke


McClellan Headlines NCAA Championships, Becoming Second-Fastest Swimmer

Senior earns All-American honors


McClellan Kicks Off NCAA Championships With Fast Start

Senior just missed her own league record in her first of three events

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2012-13: Continued to rewrite the record books as a junior, earning All-American Honorable-Mention status at the NCAA Championships with a 10th place finish in the 100 breaststroke and 12th place in the 200 breast ... also finished 36th in the 200 IM at the national meet ... posted season-best times with all three swims, including a new UWM and Horizon League record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:59.26 ... scored 12 points at NCAA Championships, becoming the first female from the Horizon League to score a point and tallying the most points by a Horizon League swimmer or team at the top collegiate meet ... won the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM at the Horizon League Championships for the third-straight year ... also helped the 400 freestyle relay to a league title with a new school-record time, the 800 free relay to a new school-record with a second-place showing and both the 200 free and 200 medley relays to second-place finishes at the league meet ... named Horizon League Swimmer of the Year for the third-straight season ... was named league swimmer of the week after winning 200 IM and 100 and 200 breast in season opener against Wisconsin Oct. 12 ... broke the Klotsche Natatorium records in 100 and 200 breast in a win over UIC Nov. 3 ... also helped the 200 medley relay reset the Klotsche record at same meet ... named league swimmer of the week Dec. 5 after winning the 100 breast with an A-cut time, the 200 breast with a B-cut time and taking second in the 200 IM with a B-cut time at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational ... broke her own school and league record in the 200 IM at that meet ... also swam the 100 freestyle once, winning the event against Wright State Oct. 26 ... also swam the 200 free twice, finishing second both times ... in all, tallied 24 first-place finishes and placed outside the top-two only five times on the season ... recorded an unprecedented four NCAA A-cut times and 13 B-cut times on the year and broke one individual school and league record twice and two individual pool records once on the year.

2011-12: Continued record-setting career both on the collegiate and national level ... earned return trips to the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM ... just missed All-American Honorable-Mention honors in the 100 breaststroke ... finished an outstanding sixth in the 100 breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, just missing a berth to the London Olympics ... won the 100 breast at the U.S. Open, one of the country's premier swimming events ... was named to the U.S. 2013 World University Games roster, where the team will compete in Kazan, Russia in July 2013 ... repeated as the Horizon League Women's Athlete of the Year and the Women's Performer of the Meet after earning individual championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 IM at the Horizon League Championships en route to Milwaukee's first team title since 2001 ... posted the Horizon League's first ever NCAA 'A'-cut times, doing so in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the league meet ... also posted an NCAA 'B'-cut time in the 200 IM during Milwaukee's championship run ... was a key part of both the 200 and 400 medley relays, helping post league records in both at the Horizon League Championships ... named First-Team CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America for the second-straight year ... took first in the 100 breast all but once on the season ... recorded 25 individual victories on the season ... broke the Klotsche pool record in the 200 breast in a win over Grand Valley State Oct. 15 ... earned Horizon League Swimmer of the Week honors after winning the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational, posting NCAA 'B'-cut times in all three, Dec. 4 ... won the 400 IM in a win over Carthage Jan. 14 ... also swam the 200 free once on the season, taking fourth.

2010-11: Set the bar high as a freshman, becoming UWM's first ever, and also the first female from the Horizon League, to earn a spot at the NCAA Championships ... swam in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 IM at the NCAA meet March 19 ... named the Horizon League Women's Athlete of the Year, the Women's Performer of the Meet and the Horizon League Women's Newcomer of the Year after an amazing performance the Horizon League Championships, winning league titles in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM, setting new league records in each event ... first female league athlete to sweep all three honors ... also a member of UWM's league champion 400 medley and second-team all-league 200 medley relay teams; both squads broke school records, with the 400 medley team also breaking the league record ... named 2011 First-Team CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America ... won 17 individual races on the year, placing second in five others ... named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week on a pair of occasions, including against Wisconsin in the season-opener Oct. 8 ... also earned the honor Dec. 6 ... overall, broke three Horizon League record five times, three school records five different times, three freshmen marks five times and two Klotsche Natatorium records four times ... won both breaststroke events and placed third in the 200 IM at the Stevens Point Border Battle Nov. 12-13 ... swept the breaststroke events against Carthage Jan. 16, breaking the pool record in both ... claimed wins in the 200 breast and 200 IM at the University of Chicago Jan. 22 ... lowered the Klotsche Natatorium record in the 100 breast for the third time on the season against Western Illinois Jan. 29 ... recorded NCAA 'B' cuts five times on the year ... earned team awards for MVP and Rookie of the Year.

High School: Capped her career with a state championship in the 100 breaststroke as a senior ... placed third in the 200 IM at the state meet with a school-record time ... team swimmer of the year ... named All-American in the 100 breaststroke ... was all-state her final two years in addition to honorable mention status as a sophomore ... a Junior National finalist, she also achieved Senior National times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... also played softball and basketball ... honor roll member.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and June McClellan ... chose UWM because she liked the team, campus and location ... most memorable sports experience was winning a state title in high school ... does volunteer work in the community ... lists 4-H as a hobby ... born June 21, 1992.

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