Emma Ushchak
Emma Ushchak
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Middletown, Conn.
High School: Mercy
Major: Biotechnology/Microbiology

2018 Cross Country:  Competed in five races for the Hounds during the season… Placed 100th at the NE10 Cross Country Championships with a personal best time of 25:58.2 in the 6K… Ran a personal best time of 21:51.0 in the 5K at the 6th Annual Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup.

Prior to Assumption: Ran cross country, indoor and outdoor track in high school… 2016 Indoor Track Champion… 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Quinnipiac Division Champion… Placed 3rd in Southern Connecticut Conference 2015 and 2016… Placed 4th at States for Class L 2015… Placed 11th at the State Open 2015… Placed 6th at States for Class L in 2016… Placed 5th in the Southern Connecticut Conference in 2017… Placed 5th at States for Class MM in 2017... Worked with children ages 3-13 teaching them how to swim.

Personal: Daughter of Lynn and Steve Ushchak… Has one sibling, Alex.

Fun Facts: Favorite Athlete: Abbey D’agostino… Dream Job: Pathologist… Favorite Professional Sports Team: Flyers… Favorite Sports Memory: Racing and winning her last cross country home meet during the start of hurricane Maria in the pouring rain… Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother… Favorite Food: Grilled Cheese.