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Emily Dunn Athlete Profile

Emily Dunn

Emily Dunn
Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2008-2009 Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA Last School: Esperanza High School


  • Born in Riverside, California
  • Parents are Jeffrey and Karen Dunn
  • Enjoys scrapbooking, reading, shopping and cooking
  • Majoring in communication disorders

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Esperanza High School
  • Named a high school All-American in the 800M
  • Had nation-leading times twice as a senior in the 800M
  • Selected as the track team MVP
  • Holds school records in the 800M (2:06.48) and 400M (55.05)
  • Three-time league MVP
  • Placed second at the State Championships in 800M
  • Won the Masters Meet in 2007 in a televised race


PERSONAL BESTS: 800M- 2:10.78; 400m- 58.84

2008 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete


  • Ran a season best of 2:11.09 in the 800M at the ASU Invitational
  • Ran a new personal best time of 4:43.67 in the 1500M at the Dave Murray/Willie Williams Classic

2009 | Sophomore Year


  • Participated in indoor season with a seventh place finish in the 400m at the Bengal Shootout at Idaho State (59.48)


  • Started outdoor season with a season best 2:10.78 in the 800m, good enough for third place at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • Placed ninth at the Cougar Invitational with a 58.84 in the 400m
  • Placed second at the Utah Twilight Meet with an 800m time of 2:13.00