Emerson Edwards
Breaststroke Freestyle
Ht
6'
3"
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Columbia, 
South Carolina
Last School
A.C. Flora High School
Roster Years
2021-2023


Before BYU

  • Prepped at A.C. Flora High School under his dad, coach Heath Edwards
  • Club: Palmetto Aquatics 
  • Five-time high school state champion
  • Three-time club state champion
  • USA Academic All-American
  • Two-time high school Team Captain
  • Four-time All-Region
  • Three-time All-State
  • Also recruited by South Carolina University 

Personal

  • Son of Kim and Heath Edwards
  • Served in the Colorado Springs, Colorado Mission (2019-2021)
  • Dad swam for the University of Georgia

Personal Bests

Event (Yards) Time Meet
50-yard freestyle (split) 20.07 '22-'23 Mizzou Invite
50-yard breaststroke (split) 24.90 '21-'22 Utah Tech Invite
100-yard breaststroke 53.86 '21-'22 Utah Tech Invite
100-yard IM 55.60 '21-'22 Intermountain Shootout
100-yard freestyle (split) 45.41 '21-'22 Utah Tech Invite
200-yard breaststroke 1:57.88 '22-'23 Mizzou Invite

 

Event (Meters) Time Meet
50m freestyle 24.73 '21-'22 SC YSCC 19th Annual LC Fi
100m breaststroke 1:04.69 '22-'23 Toyota US Open
200m breaststroke 2:20.63 '22-'23 Toyota US Open
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021-2022

Notable Achievements

  • BYU Most Improved Men's swimmer of 2021-2022

Season Bests

Event (Yards) Time Meet
50-yard freestyle (split) 20.25 Utah Tech Invite
50-yard breaststroke (split) 24.90 Utah Tech Invite
100-yard IM 55.60 Intermountain Shootout
100-yard freestyle (split) 45.41 Utah Tech Invite
100-yard breaststroke 53.86 Utah Tech Invite
200-yard breaststroke 1:58.78 MPSF Championships

 

Event (Meters) Time Meet
50m freestyle 24.73 SC YSCC 19th Annual LC Fi
100m breaststroke 1:06.58 SC YSCC 19th Annual LC Fi
Sophmore Year 2022-2023

Notable Achievements

  • Ranked as high as 32nd in the country in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:57.88)

Season Bests

Event (Yards) Time Meet
50-yard freestyle (split) 20.07 Mizzou Invite
50-yard breaststroke (split) 25.84 UNLV Dual
100-yard breaststroke (split) 54.99 Mizzou Invite
100-yard freestyle (split) 45.67 Air Force Invite
200-yard breaststroke 1:57.88 Mizzou Invite

 

Event (Meters) Time Meet
100m breaststroke 1:04.69 Toyota US Open
200m breaststroke 2:20.63 Toyota US Open
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year