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Duke Track & Field BIO
Grant Emrie
Player Profile:
Grant Emrie 1621237
Position: Jumps
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Golden, Colo.
High School: J.K. Mullen
Experience: High School

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

2015-16: Participated in five competitions during the indoor and outdoor season, specializing in the long and triple jump…during the indoor season, finished fifth at the Carolina Cup (1/15) in the long jump with a leap of 21-9.00 (6.63)…in triple jump competition, claimed fifth at the VT Challenge (2/20) with a jump of 45-6.50 (13.88)…registered a top-20 performance at the ACC Indoor Championship (2/27) with a mark of 44-7.00 (13.59)…in outdoor competition, finished third at the Battle of the Blues (4/2) in the long jump with a mark of 46-4.25 (14.13)…earned top-20 finishes in the long and triple jump at the ACC Outdoor Championship (5/14) with marks of 21-1.50 (6.44) and 43-6.50 (13.27), respectively…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year. 

2014-15: Indoors, competed once in the triple jump and once in the long jump…opened the season at the Carolina Cup (1/16) by finishing third in the triple jump with a distance of 45-2.50 (13.78), the third-farthest mark all-time at Duke…went on to produce a career best in the long jump at the Hokie Invitational, covering 21-11.00 (6.68) to place 14th…Outdoors, primarily served as a long jump specialist…produced the best jump of the season among the Duke men, taking eighth at the Duke Twilight (5/6) with a personal-best leap of 22-8.50 (6.92)…placed 13th at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14), posting a mark of 22-2.50 (6.77)…earned top-five finishes twice during the outdoor campaign, claiming third at the Carolina Relays (3/20) and fourth at the Duke Invitational (4/11)…in his lone triple jump competition, took fifth at the Duke Invitational (4/11) with a jump of 43-2.50 (13.17) … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.

2013-14: Indoors, competed twice during the indoor season…posted a season-best mark of 21-1.25 (6.43) in the long jump at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22)…also saw a season-best mark in the triple jump of 43-6.50 (13.27) at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24)…Outdoors, set a personal-best distance of 22-2.50 (6.77) in the long jump at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12).

Prior to Duke: Three year letterwinner for John Hancock at J.K. Mullen High School…two-time member of the First Team Centennial League Track & Field…three year letterwinner on the soccer team…garnered first team All-State honors (2013) and served as team captain…member of National Honor Society and tabbed as a National Merit Scholar. 

Personal: Son of Marie and Philip Emrie…born April 10, 1995…has one older brother, Alex.  

Indoor PRs
60m Hurdles- 7.27 (2/19/2016)
Long Jump- 21-11.00 (6.68) (1/24/2015)
Triple Jump- 45-6.50 (13.88) (2/20/2016)

Outdoor PRs
100m- 11.41 (4/22/2016)
Long Jump- 22-9.25 (6.94) (4/8/2016)
Triple Jump- 46-4.25 (14.13) (4/2/2016)

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