Emma Chard
Emma  Chard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.

High School:
Henry Foss

Height:
5-7

Event:
Breast/Free

Major:
Geosciences

07/12/2017

10 Broncos to Compete at LA Invite

Broncos head to the LA Invite sponsored by the So Cal Swim Club.

06/30/2017

Chard and Kleinsorgen Clock Career Bests

Boise State’s Chard and Kleinsorgen both recorded career best times Friday morning at the national swimming championships.

06/29/2017

Kleinsorgen Opens with Career-Best Time

The junior-to-be recorded a career-best 29.85 in 50-meter backstroke

06/28/2017

Day Two's Results at USA Nationals

Chard and Mathis competed on the second day of the Phillip 66 National Championships.

06/27/2017

Chard Records Career Best Time

The Boise State senior finishes 27th in 800 free style at nationals.

JUNIOR (2016-17): Won Mountain West titles in the 200 free, 400 free relay and 800 free relay, earned five All-Mountain West honors...captured six wins at the Chick-Fil-A Invitational (Oct. 7-8), capturing the 200 free (1:49.23), 500 free (4:51.39) and 1,650 free (17:00.56) in addition to being part of three winning relays (200, 400, 800 free relays)...was part of the second-place 800 free relay (7:10.43), took third in the 500 free (4:44.18), fifth in the 1,650 free (16:40.64) and seventh in the 200 free (1:48.31), and made the B Final of the 100 free, finishing 15th, at the Art Adamson Invitational (Nov. 17-19)...captured wins in the 1,000 free and 400 free relay, took second in the 500 free against Utah (Dec. 3)...won the 200 IM, finished second in the 500 free and third in the 100 breast at the UCSD Invitational (Jan. 2)...swept the 200 and 500 frees and finished second with the 400 free relay against UCLA, Kansas (Jan. 6)...picked up three wins at Idaho, capturing the 1,650 free, 100 free and 200 IM (Jan. 14)...won three more events at Wyoming, sweeping the 200 and 500 frees and winning the 200 IM (Jan. 20)...swept the 500 and 1,000 frees, took second in the 200 IM (career-best 2:05.52(a)) against Denver, Colorado Mesa (Jan. 21)...swept the 500 and 1,000 frees and won the 200 IM against Nevada, Northern Arizona (Jan. 28)...successfully defended her Mountain West 200 free title, clocking 1:45.59 to win, while also being part of winning 400 free relay (3:15.85) and 800 free relay (school-record 7:03.96) in addition to finishing second in the 500 free (school-record 4:39.22) and 1,650 free (school-record 16:17.11) at the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 16-19)...finished 23rd with the 800 free relay, 50th in both the 200 free and 500 free, and 43rd in the 1,650 free at NCAA Championships (March 15-18).

SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Claimed three Mountain West event titles (200 free, 400 FR, 800 FR)...earned five All-Mountain West honors (100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 400 FR, 800 FR)...captured the 500 free (4:54.88) and 400 IM (4:33.26) along with being part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:44.40) and 400 free relay (3:28.07) against Idaho (Oct. 9-10)...swept the 200 free (1:50.32) and 500 free (5:00.40) along with a win in the 400 free relay (3:26.15) against Utah and Florida Gulf Coast (Oct. 30)...second in the 400 free relay (3:26.48) and third in the 500 free (5:03.47) at Nevada (Nov. 7)...set Boise State record and hit a NCAA B cut in the 500 free with a time of 4:44.55, finishing third, at the Art Adamson Invitational (Nov. 19-21)...also won the B final, finishing ninth, of the 200 free (1:46.52), took third with the 800 free relay (7:12.08) and fourth with the 400 free relay 3:17.41)...swept the 200 free (1:51.45) and 500 free (4:58.66) in addition to being part of the winning 800 free relay (7:35.47) at UC San Diego (Jan. 2)...won the 500 free (4:58.62) and 400 free relay (3:24.36), and took second in the 200 free (1:51.18) against Utah and No. 18 UCLA (Jan. 16)...part of winning 400 free relay (3:23.01) and posted runner-up finishes in the 200 free (1:51.28) and 500 free (4:56.64) against Denver (Jan. 23)...picked up wins in the 500 free (4:57.85) and 400 free relay (3:26.71) against Oregon State (Jan. 30)...set school records in the 200 free (1:45.11, on 800 free relay leadoff leg) and 500 free (4:40.21) while capturing three event titles at the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 17-20)...was part of the victorious 800 free relay (7:04.60) and 400 free relay (3:35.18), which each set school records and NCAA A cuts, and nabbed the 200 free title in 1:45.23 while finishing second in the 200 free and sixth in the 100 free...competed in five events at NCAA Championships (March 16-19), finishing 22nd with the 400 and 800 free relays and the 200 medley relay, and 33rd in the 500 free (4:43.83) and 36th in the 200 free (1:46.55).

FRESHMAN (2014-15): Part of Mountain West champion 800 free relay team, and collected a pair of All-Mountain West honors (800 free relay, 200 free)...collected three wins in her collegiate debut: 200 free (1:49.99), 200 medley relay and 200 free relay against Utah, setting new pool records in the 200 free and both relays (Oct. 8)...part of two winning relay teams (200 MR, 200 FR) and took second in 200 free at Idaho (Oct. 11)...captured 100 breast along with 400 free relay and a runner-up finish in the 100 free at Oregon State (Oct. 31)...post an NCAA B Standard in the 100 free, took third as part of the 400 free relay and scored with the remaining four relays (200 and 800 frees, 200 and 400 medleys) at the Art Adamson Invitational (Nov. 20-22)...took third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 200 breast at the Jean Freeman Invitational (Dec. 5-6)...part of three winning relay teams (200, 400, 800 frees) at USD Relay Meet (Jan. 3)...captured the 500 free and 400 free relay against Wyoming (Jan. 24)...part of winning 200 free and 400 medley relays against Nevada (Jan. 31)...won Mountain West title with 800 free relay team (with Blake Balogh, Jessica Bottelberghe, Felicity Cann) in school-record time of 7:08.51 at Mountain West Championships (Feb. 18-21)...her leadoff leg time of 1:46.03 is the third-best in school history...also finished second in 200 free with a time of 1:46.40, fourth-best in school history, and scored with finishes of ninth in the 500 free (4:47.40) and 10th in the 100 free (49.92).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Henry Foss High School...captured state title in the 100 free and finished runner-up in the 100 breast at the 2013 state meet...named an All-American in the 100 free while receiving All-America consideration for the 100 breast...four-time team Most Valuable Player...named school's Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2013...competed at Junior Nationals in 2012 and 2013, and at Senior Sectionals from 2012-14.

Collegiate Personal Bests (Through end of 2016-17 season):
100 Breast - 1:03.91
200 Breast - 2:18.29
50 Free - 23.80
100 Free - 49.74
200 Free - 1:45.59
500 Free - 4:39.21
1000 Free - 9:48.15(a)
1,650 Free - 16:17.11
200 IM - 2:05.08
400 IM - 4:33.26
200 Free Relay - 1:33.24
400 Free Relay - 3:15.85
800 Free Relay - 7:03.96
200 Medley Relay - 1:39.46
400 Medley Relay - 3:43.78

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