Athlete of the Week: Abigail Emrich

Abigail Emrich, a junior, swims for Northwood.


Northwood swimmer Abigail Emrich earns athlete of the week honors for the week of Jan. 29.

In the NCHSAA 1A/2A Central Region Championship, Emrich swam the fastest times for the girls 200 freestyle (1:55.66) and the girls 100 backstroke (1:00.13). She was also part of Northwood’s girls 200 freestyle relay and girls 200 medley relay teams that finished sixth and 10th in the region, respectively.

Emrich qualified for the 1A/2A state championship meet, and both of her times for the 200 freestyle and the 100 backstroke are the second fastest seed times in their respective events.