Emils Pone
Emils  Pone

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jurmala, Latvia

High School:
Riga State Gymnasium No. 1

Height:
6-1

Major:
Business Administration


03/12/2018

Swimming & Diving Lands Five on A-10 All-Academic Teams

Moritz Fath, Emils Pone, Clarke Indek, Hannah Kopydlowski and Caroline Racke were honored Monday

03/10/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Finishes Runner-Up at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials follow up A-10 title with second-place finish at national postseason meet

03/09/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Lead at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials claimed gold in the 800 free relay

03/08/2018

Men’s Swimming & Diving Leads at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials picked up bronze Thursday in 200 free relay

02/17/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Repeats as A-10 Champion

Colonials celebrated their second straight conference crown Saturday

2017-18: A-10 All-Conference First Team...2018 Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference...Helped GW to claim its second straight Atlantic 10 title...Swam third leg in GW's win in the 200 medley relay in an A-10 and program record of 1:27.47...Claimed first A-10 individual gold in the 400 IM with an NCAA B-cut time of 3:52.84...Placed fourth in 100 back with a career-best time of 48.55 seconds...Also finished seventh in the 200 back with another career-best and NCAA B-cut time (1:45.99)...Continued season at CSCAA National Invitational Championship, where he picked up gold in the 800 free relay (GW/Meet record 6:31.75) to help Colonials finish runner-up...Also placed fifth in the 100 IM (career-best 50.05 seconds), sixth in the 400 IM (3:17.88) and 10th in the 200 IM (career-best 1:48.44)...Swam a leg on a 200 medley relay that finished 10th in 1:30.47, as well.

2016-17: Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...A-10 First Team All-Conference...Swam the third leg of the gold medal 200-yard medley relay, setting an A-10 and GW record in 1:27.53 at the A-10 Championships...Finished fifth in the 100 backstroke in a personal-best time of 49.20, competing in his first career Championship final...Placed 13th in the 200 IM (1:50.97) after posting a career-best time of 1:50.68 in prelims...Took 15th in the 100 butterfly (50.29) after touching the wall in a personal-best 50.03 in prelims.

High School: Member of National Junior Team...Qualifier for European Junior Championships 2014...Medalist at Baltic States Championships...Latvian Junior Champion...Latvian Champion...Latvian record holder in 4x50 freestyle relay and 4x100 medley relay...506th-ranked recruit by CollegeSwimming.com...Member of BJSS Ridzene-ZIEP club team.

Personal: Emils Pone...Born March 14, 1997, in Jurmala, Latvia...Son of Leticija and Kaspars Pone...Has an older brother, Kristofers, and a younger brother, Patriks Francis...Intends to major in mathematics at GW.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 22.13 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/18/2016)
100-Yard Freestyle 47.23 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)
5,000-Meter Freestyle 1:04:19.67 CSCAA Open Water Nationals (9/16/2017)
50-Yard Backstroke 22.48 CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
100-Yard Backstroke 48.55 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:45.99 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
50-Yard Breaststroke 28.42 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/17/2017)
100-Yard Butterfly 50.03 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)
200-Yard Butterfly 1:55.20 vs. Old Dominion (1/20/2018)
100-Yard Individual Medley 50.05 CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
200-Yard Individual Medley 1:48.44 CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)
400-Yard Individual Medley 3:52.84 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)

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