Emily Chesser
Emily Chesser

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita Southeast High

Height:
5-4

Event:
IM/Back

10/31/2014

Bears Swimming and Diving Falls to Missouri

Missouri State ends a busy October slate of swimming and diving competition with several swimmers picking up season-best times against the Tigers on Friday

10/24/2014

Three Pool Records Fall in First Day of Kansas Double Dual

The men's swimming and diving team sets three Robinson Natatorium records as the Bears men and women complete day 1 of dual action against Denver and Kansas

10/10/2014

Bears Sweep Purple Aces in First Dual Victory

Missouri State sets the pace in a sweep for the men's and women's swimming and diving teams over Evansville on Friday

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

Honors & Awards
2013-14 All MVC First Team
2013-14 MVC Scholar Athlete
2012-13 All-MVC Honorable Mention
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012

2013-14: Named to All-MVC First Team ... MVC Scholar Athlete ... Took third in the 100 fly (56.40) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:05.06) at the MVC championships ... Competed in multiple individual events for the Bears ... Finished third in both the 200 back (59.88) and the 100 fly (1:00.36) in the dual against Arkansas ... Sixth-place finish at the Missouri Show-Me Showdown with a time of 57.16 in the 200 back ... Also had a 12th-place finish in the 200 IM (2:06.66) in the nine-team TYR Invitational on the campus of Northwestern.

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 25.84 Show-Me Showdown 10/3/14
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 56.38 2014 MVC Championships 2/14/14
200 Back 2:03.75 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 11/18/12
100 Fly 56.40 2014 MVC Championships 2/14/14
200 IM 2:05.06 2014 MVC Championships 2/13/14
400 IM 4:51.34 vs. Missouri 10/20/12

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