Emily Chesser
Emily Chesser

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita Southeast High

Height:
5-4

Event:
IM/Back

02/27/2014

Thirteen Swimming & Diving Bears Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

Missouri State earns more honorees than any other Valley school

02/15/2014

Bears Win Seventh Consecutive MVC Swimming & Diving Championship

MSU earns 11th title overall with three event wins Saturday

02/14/2014

MSU Widens lead on Day 2 of MVC Swimming & Diving Championships

Bears win four more events; Up by 186 points going into final day

02/13/2014

Swimming & Diving Bears Jump Out to First-Day Lead at MVC Championships

MSU wins four events; lead second-place SIU by 95.5 points

01/18/2014

Bears Swimming Sweeps Truman State

Missouri State wins 24 events to beat Bulldogs

Honors & Awards
2012-13 All-MVC Honorable Mention
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012

2012-13: Named All-MVC Honorable Mention as a freshman ... Placed top 8 in all three individual events in her first MVC Championship meet ... Notched 13 points for the Bears in the 200 IM with a sixth-place finish (2:07.08); Swam a season-best in prelims (2:06.03) ... Placed fifth overall in the 100-yard backstroke (57.44) and was one of four Bears in the top five; recorded a personal best in prelims (57.21) ... Helped Missouri State take three of the top-four spots in the 200 back; finished fourth with a career best 2:03.75 ... Made the C-Final in the 200 back at both the Purdue Invitational and the Incarnate Word Christmas Invitational ... Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 100 back (4th), 200 back (3rd) and 200 IM (2nd).

Background: Four-year letterwinner at Wichita Southeast High School and swam for one of the top club teams in the Midwest, Wichita Swim Club ... Was one of nine swimmers to represent WSC at the 2012 NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fla. ... Left her mark on the Wichita Southeast swimming program with school records in eight events including relays ... As a junior in 2011, she picked up All-State honors in Kansas for the second consecutive year, placing third in both the 200 IM and 100 back ... Her sophomore year, she registered fifth-place finishes in the 200 free and 100 back at the 6A state meet...A seven-time individual champion at Wichita's City League Championships...Earned a spot on the All-City team all four years...Chesser's cousin, Geoff Stanford, is a current member of the Missouri State football team.

Personal: Emily Rose Chesser is the daughter of David and Amy Chesser ... Born June 15, 1994 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Has two siblings, Elizabeth and Adam ... Plans to major in exercise science and pursue a career in physical therapy.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 26.30 Arkansas Relays 10/6/12
100 Free 53.13 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
200 Free 1:59.11 vs. Evansville 11/1/13
1000 Free 11:27.27 vs. Truman State 1/19/13
50 Back 27.49 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
100 Back 57.21 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/15/13
200 Back 2:03.75 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 11/18/12
100 Fly 56.84 TYR Invitational 11/23/13
200 IM 2:06.03 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/14/13
400 IM 4:51.34 vs. Missouri 10/20/12

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