UW Health Sports Medicine 

Emily Sisson
Emily Sisson


Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Parkway Central



Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirt Freshman/Sophomore

• 2010 First-Team All-Big Ten in cross country
• 2010 Big Ten Cross Country Freshman of the Year
• 2010 USTFCCCA All-Great Lakes Region (cross country)
• 2010 All-American (cross country)

At Wisconsin
2011 Indoor: Redshirt season

2011 Outdoor: Scored third-place finishes in the 5,000 meters (16:16.06) and 10,000 meters (35:07.35) at the Big Ten championships (5/13-15) ... finished 10th in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/28), running a time of 16:09.44 to advance to the NCAA championships ... won the 5,000 meters at the Steve Scott Invitational (4/30) with a time of 16:41.58

Cross Country
2010: Earned All-America honors by leading UW with a 14th-place finish at the NCAA championship in a time of 20:28.3 ... finished second at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in a time of 20:25.81, earning all-region honors ... earned first-team All-Big Ten accolades after placing third at Big Ten championship with a time of 20:03 ... competed in first-ever collegiate meet at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing first for UW and 14th overall with a time of 20:35 ... finished first for UW and 15th overall at the Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 20:42.3

High School
Finished sixth in 5,000 meters at 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships, setting all-time U.S. high school record with time of 15:48.91 ... also scored 10th-place finish in the 3,000 meters in 9:16.80 at world juniors ... claimed junior national title by winning 3,000 meters at 2010 USA Junior Championships over Oregon's Jordan Hasay ... also competed for Team USA at 2010 IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships, leading all Americans with 18th-place finish in 20:08 ... claimed second at 2010 USA Junior Cross Country Championships ... clocked third-fastest indoor 3,000 meters ever by a high schooler at 9:25.70 at 2010 Jayhawk Classic ... ran personal-best 4:44.02 to finish fourth in Jim Ryan Dream Mile as part of 2010 adidas Grand Prix in New York ... finished fourth in 3,000 meters at 2009 Junior Pan-Am Games in Trinidad as a high school junior after taking second in the event at the 2009 USA Junior Champioships ... also was third in 5,000 meters as a freshman at 2007 Junior Pan-Am Games in Brazil ... won 5,000 meters national title at 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... finished third as a senior at 2009 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships and as a freshman at 2006 Foot Locker meet ... four-time high school state champion in cross country ... won Nebraska Class A titles as freshman and sophmore ... claimed Missouri Class 4 state championships as a junior and senior ... won seven state championships in three seasons of high school track competition ... National Honor Scoeity member

Parents are Mark and Nancy Sisson ... born in Menomonee Falls, Wis. ... has three younger siblings, Annika, Arla and Grace ... father competed in cross country and track at UW from 1979-1983 ... mother competed in gymnastics at UW from 1981-1985 ... intends to major in international business

Why Wisconsin?
"I just knew that Wisconsin was the perfect fit for me. It has a great balance between strong academics, an exciting athletic tradition, and a beautiful campus. I also loved meeting the girls on the team, and I am excited to be working with them under Coach Stintzi's program!"

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
800 Meters 2:12 2009
1600 Meters 4:49.18 2009
3000 Meters 9:16.80 2010
5000 Meters 15:48.91 2010
10,000 Meters 35:07.35 5-13-11

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