VIDEO INTERVIEW: Emily Escobedo Makes History for UMBC

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UMBC’s Emily Escobedo made history on Saturday morning when she became the first swimmer from her school to ever qualify for a championship final at the NCAA championships. Afterwards, Escobedo spoke with Swimming World’s David Rieder to share her thoughts on making history for her school. She also spoke about how she handles being the sole representative from her school at NCAAs and how her teammates have supported her from back home.

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    richard

    Well done Emily !!
    So happy for you.
    Best of luck with the rest of the season and Olympic Trials !!

    Cousin R

Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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