Mari Embertson

Mari Embertson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roseburg, Ore.

High School:
Roseburg HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Breaststroke; IM

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: Co-captain ... 1 of 12 returning letterwinners and 9 returning Pac-10 scorers ... holds school record in 400 IM (4:10.95, 2004) ... also has 4 other places on OSU's all-time top-10 lists: second in 200 breast (2:15.76, 2004), 200 IM (2:01.47, 2004), third in 100 breast (1:04.21, 2004), eighth in 200 free (1:53.80, 2004) ... on OSU's list of Pac-10 era career leaders, tied for 25th in total wins (8), tied for second in 400 IM wins (3) ... (2004) Earned All-America honors by placing seventh in 400 IM at NCAA Championships (4:10.95); also finished 32nd in 200 IM (2:01.47), 28th in 200 breast (2:15.76) at NCAAs ... Pacific-10 All-Academic second team ... at Pacific-10 Championships, placed fourth in 400 IM (4:14.80), 10th in 200 breast (2:16.58); finished 37th in 200 IM (2:06.07) ... had 6 event victories, plus 1 as an exhibition competitor, in 200 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM ... (2003) Pacific-10 All-Academic second team ... at Pac-10 Championships, placed seventh in 400 IM (4:21.21 final, 4:20.11 prelim); 16th in 200 breast (2:18.68 final, 2:17.52 prelim); 24th in 200 IM (20:08.03 final, 2:05.31 prelim) ... had 1 event victory, winning 400 IM in second dual vs. Washington State ... (2002) At Pac-10 Championships, placed eighth in 400 IM (4:20.23); 21st in 200 breast (2:20.77); also finished 33rd in 200 IM (2:06.56) ... had 1 event victory, winning 400 IM vs. Nevada.

ROSEBURG HIGH: Lettered 4 years ... school records in 100 breast, 200 IM ... 2-time team Most Valuable Swimmer; as sophomore, Most Dedicated Swimmer ... 3.95 GPA; salutatorian; National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Accounting and Health Care Administration; considering a career in hospital management ... born in Fargo, N.D. ... parents are Richard and Carol Embertson; family includes brothers Randell (28), Leif (25); sister Anne (19) ... Randell swam for San Diego, was on OSU's crew team; Anne is on OSU's crew team ... enjoys painting, drawing, running, cooking, playing guitar, singing, outdoor activities, time with friends, her dogs ... OSU Honor Roll, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee treasuerer ... top athletic thrill was the walk-out for 400 IM finals at NCAA Championships, hearing and seeing her name during introductions ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan; favorite movies are Top Gun, Chariots Of Fire; favorite TV show is "anything on the Food network"; favorite book is Pride And Prejudice; favorite group is Third Day; favorite vehicle is her black 2000 Toyota Tundra; favorite foods are "too many to list"; favorite restaurant is Le Bistro ... chose OSU for "best team environment I'd ever seen," beautiful surroundings.

YEAR 200 free 100 back 200 back 100 brst. 200 brst.

2002 2:03.84--- 2:11.48 1:06.38 2:19.98

2003 --- 1:03.31 --- 1:05.90 2:17.52

2004 1:53.80--- --- 1:04.21 2:15.76

YEAR 200 IM 400 IM 100 fly 200 fly

2002 2:06.56 4:20.23 --- ---

2003 2:05.31 4:20.11 --- ---

2004 2:01.47 4:10.95 59.19 2:12.22

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