Columbia Track and Field BIO
Emily Acker
Player Profile:
Emily Acker 2280246
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rexford, N.Y.
High School: Albany Academy
Major: Biological Sciences

2016-17: (XC) Helped the Lions to a runner up finish at the Princeton Invitational, taking 18th over the 6K course in 21:56.8 ... Took 35th during Heps, clocking a 21:26.1 in the 6K. (T&F) Posted season bests of 4:59.61 in the Mile, 9:40.00 in the 3,000m, and 16:55.31 in the 5,000m.

Personal: Acker comes to Columbia with personal bests of 4:43.71 in the 1500m, 10:04.40 in the 3000m, and a 17:53 on the cross country course ... Claimed second at the 2014 New York State Cross Country Championships ... Finished ninth at the 2015 NXN New York Regional Championship ... Intends on majoring in biochemistry at Columbia College ... The daughter of William and Tracy Acker.

Career Bests

1 Mile - 4:59.61
Armory Invitational - Feb. 3, 2017

3,000m - 9:40.00
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 10, 2017

5,000m - 16:55.31
Ivy League Indoor Championships - Feb. 25, 2017

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