NAME: Emily Slabe
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'7"-140 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Liberty Township
PARENTS: Tom & Gretchen
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: Final at Olympic Trials
A 4-year varsity competitor for Ursuline Academy, senior Emily Slabe is an All-American swimmer and is the reigning GGCL Swimmer of the Year.
Emily so far has 6 Ohio state championships, including 2 individual titles in the 100 backstroke, 3 titles in relay events and 1 overall team state championship last season. Her 53.74 in the 100 backstroke at the Ohio championships set a state final meet record. She also holds state records as part of 3 relay teams.
She has been named Swimmer of the Year at the Ohio state championships twice, and has been named all-GGCL 3 straight years. An Olympic Trial qualifier in 2 events (100 and 200 backstroke), Emily also is a 3-time YMCA national champion. She has committed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A National Honor Society student who is active in community service, her favorite athlete is Elizabeth Beisel, favorite entertainer is Mila Kunis and most-like-to-meet is Natalie Coughlin.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Emily brings an incredible work ethic and positive attitude to the pool every day. She is a great competitor with a strong desire to succeed."
— Brad Isham, Swimming Coach
To view this year's MVPs, go here.
To view the 2012-2013 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2011-2012 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2010-2011 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2009-2010 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2008-2009 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2007-2008 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2006-2007 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2005-2006 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2004-2005 MVPs, go here.