Emily Ilgenfritz
Free, Fly

Emily Ilgenfritz

Free, Fly

Year Sophomore
Height 5-5
Hometown York, Pa.
Last School Central York
Club Team York YMCA
Emily Ilgenfritz

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

 

2017-18 (Sophomore): One of the Yellow Jackets’ top swimmers on the season … Competed for the Jackets in the 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 free events, as well as in the 200 fly and on a number of relays … Missed some time due to illness … Recorded three NCAA B qualifying times on the year in the 500 free … Set new career-best marks in the 500 free (4:44.98), 1000 free (9:58.34), 1650 free (16:38.27) and the 200 fly (1:59.69) … Recorded a new school record in the 500 free with a time of 4:44.98 at the 2018 ACC Championships … Also turned in the fastest times on the team in both the 1000 free (9:58.34) and the 1650 free (16:38.27), which both rank second in Tech’s career record books … Registered the third-fastest time for the Jackets on the year in the 200 free (1:48.97), which ranks seventh all-time, and the 200 fly (1:59.69), which is sixth all-time in Tech’s record books … Swam the second leg of Tech’s fastest 800 free relay time of the season at 7:09.06 … Was the third leg of the Jackets’ second-fastest time in the 200 free relay on the year (1:31.45) … Totaled 17 top-10 individual finishes on the year … Earned wins in both the 500 free (5:01.82) and the 1650 free (17:26.07) in the dual meet versus Delta State … Picked up wins in the 200 fly (2:05.06) at SCAD and in the 1650 free (17:15.60) versus Emory … Recorded three runner-up finishes in the season-opening dual meet against Pittsburgh, touching the wall second overall in the 500 free (5:02.62), 1000 free (10:15.92) and the 200 fly (2:04.20) … Turned in a second-place finish in the 1000 free (10:17.91) in the dual meet at South Carolina … Finished third in the 500 free (4:57.79) and fifth in the 200 fly (2:04.56) in the dual meet at nationally ranked Georgia … Registered a pair of third-place finishes in the 500 free (5:01.03) and 200 fly (2:03.72) at South Carolina … Finished fifth overall in the 100 free (53.17) versus Emory … Finished third in the 500 free with a finals time of 4:46.38 and in the 1650 free with her time of 16:40.72 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also finished ninth at the GT Invite in both the 200 free with a finals time of 1:49.97 and in the 200 fly with a finals time of 2:02.83 … Placed 12th in the 500 free with a finals time of 4:44.98 at the ACC Championships … Also finished 14th in the 200 fly with a finals time of 1:59.69 and 17th in the 1650 free (16:38.27) at the conference championships … Recognized as a 2017-18 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention … A member of the team’s Leadership Council.

2016-17 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact for the Jackets her rookie season, competing for Tech in the free and fly events … Swam the second leg of the record setting 800 free relay team (7:08.87) at the 2017 ACC Championships … Recorded the top time for Tech on the season in the 500 free (4:48.85), 1000 free (10:02.43) and 1650 free (16:45.41) … Also posted the second-fastest time for the Jackets in the 200 free (1:49.75) … Had the fourth-best time on the year in the 200 fly (2:00.80), seventh-best in the 100 fly (56.03) and ninth-fastest in the 100 free (52.37) … Was a member of the third-fastest 200 free relay (1:34.22) and 400 free relay (3:24.99) units on the year … Recorded 18 top-10 individual finishes on the year … Finished first-place overall in the 250 free (2:25.35) versus Georgia Southern and in the 200 fly (2:07.11) in the double-dual meet against Boston College and Pitt … Also posted wins in the 500 free (4:59.30) and 1000 free (10:16.90) in the tri-meet with SCAD and Florida State … Posted second-place finishes in the 500 free (5:05.79) and the 1000 free (10:26.15) versus BC and Pitt, as well as in the 1000 free (10:22.15) against Notre Dame … Also earned a runner-up finish in the 500 free (4:57.03) and 1000 free (10:11.79) against Cincinnati and FAU, as well as in the 1650 free (17:30.49) versus Alabama … Finished third in the 500 free in the dual meet with Notre Dame (5:02.74) and in the dual meet against Alabama (5:05.12) … Recorded four top-20 finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational, placing 14th in the 500 free (4:48.85), 15th in the 200 free (1:49.75), 16th in the 200 fly (2:02.08) and 19th in the 1650 free (17:14.35) … Finished 15th in the 1650 free (16:45.41), 25th in the 200 fly (2:00.80) and 26th in the 500 free (4:52.63) at the 2017 ACC Championships.

Before Tech: Graduated from Central York High School … Swam for the York YMCA and coach Michael Brooks from age eight thru high school … Ranked as high as 11th overall in the state of Pennsylvania … Led her York YMCA girls club team to the 2016 YMCA National Championships title … A member of the 200 free relay unit that set a new national record and won at the 2016 YMCA National Championships … Part of the 2013 relay team that won the 800 free relay event at the 2013 Junior National Championships and set the national record … Also finished sixth in the 200 meter free and seventh in the 400 meter free events at the 2016 YMCA National Long Course Championships … Graduated in the top three percent of her class … A member of the Distinguished Honor Roll, the National Honor Society and the German National Honor Society … Also served as the student council treasurer.

Personal: Full name is Emily Ray Ilgenfritz … Born Nov. 26, 1997 … Daughter of Bill Ilgenfritz and Cindy Brooks … Has a younger brother named Curtis … Both her father and mother were the first in their respective families to get a college degree … Enjoys board games, reading, social media and sleeping … Joined a summer league swim team at the age of seven and has been swimming ever since … Chose Georgia Tech because of the institution’s world renowned academics, the improving swim team and the opportunities in the city of Atlanta … Plans to major in business administration.

 

Ilgenfritz’ Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
100 Free 52.37 vs. Georgia (11/2/16)
200 Free 1:48.97 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
500 Free 4:44.98 2018 ACC Championships
1000 Free 9:58.34 (s) 2018 ACC Championships
1650 Free 16:38.27 2018 ACC Championships
200 Fly 1:59.69 2018 ACC Championships
* relay split (s)