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Emily Koenig
Emily Koenig

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Temple, Texas

High School:
Academy

Height:
5-4

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
01/21/1992

Experience:
1L


2011 Track & Field

  • Did not finish any race

2010 Cross Country

  • Became the first athlete in Southland Conference history to win Female Athlete of the Year and Female Freshman of the Year in the same season
  • Placed 21st in the NCAA South Central Regional Meet (10k) with a time of 21:18.60
  • Became the first UT Arlington woman to win an individual cross country title since Frida Rosenberg did so in 1995
  • Won the 8k SLC Championship meet with a time of 21:30.30
  • The third UT Arlington runner to win an individual SLC championship
  • Placed 23rd by clocking a 17:28.39 in the 10k at the Chili Pepper Invitational, marking the best finish a UT Arlington athlete has ever recorded
  • Won the McNeese State Cowboy Stampede by clocking a 17:40.62 in the 5k
  • Led UT Arlington to win the McNeese State Cowboy Stampede
  • Won the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash by finishing in 17:45 on the 3-mile track
  • Team finished second at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash behind her first-place showing
  • Finished fifth by running the 2-mile track in 11:28.93 at the UTA Season Opener, helping the team finish third...In her first collegiate meet, won the Midwestern State Invitational by clocking a 14:31.88
  • Guided the Mavericks to a third-place finish at the Midwestern State Invitational.

High School

  • Named Texas 1A-3A Track Athlete of the Year
  • Four-time all-state performer in track and cross country
  • Won back-to-back 2A state championships in the 3200m
  • Finished runner-up in the 2A cross country state meet in 2009
  • Also finished runner-up in the 1600m final as a senior
  • Placed fifth in the state meet in the 800m after winning the region meet as a junior
  • Set school record in 3200m (11:02) and 1600m (5:07).

Personal

  • Born Jan. 21, 1992, in Temple, Texas
  • Is the daughter of Melvin and Connie Koenig
  • Cousin, Kristi Koenig-Babb, ran at UT Arlington from 1996-2000
  • Majoring in nursing.

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