2013-14: Took fourth in the 100 breaststroke at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational … Earned a pair of second-place finishes in the breaststroke events against Virginia and North Carolina … Qualified for the 200 breaststroke championship final at the ACC Championship, placing eighth and surpassing the NCAA provisional standard at 2:14.47 … Also came in 12th in the 100 breaststroke in a personal-best 1:01.39, which ranked second all-time in program history.
2012-13: Returned from injury to compete at the Tennessee Invitational, where she qualified for the finals of the 100 breaststroke ... Took second in the 100 breaststroke against Virginia ... At the ACC Championships, helped set a program record in the 400 medley relay as the squad clocked 3:40.54 in a seventh-place finish ... Placed 12th in the conference in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.95) ... Over the summer, finished 15th in the 100 breaststroke at the U.S. Open and posted a U.S. Open cut in the 200 breaststroke.
2011-12: Missed the 2011-12 season due to injury.
2010-11: Placed sixth in the 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championships, posting a season-best time of 2:12.65 ... Also recorded a season best in the 100 breaststroke at the conference meet, clocking 1:01.84 to finish 10th ... Took first in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke against South Carolina/Queens and Virginia ... Over the summer, competed in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships in Palo Alto, Calif., surpassing the U.S. Olympic Team Trials standards in both events ... Turned in a time of 1:09.81 in the finals of the 100 breaststroke ... Finished 16th at the 200-meter distance with a 2:30.77 clocking.
2009-10: Placed first in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke in collegiate debut against UNC Wilmington ... Took ninth overall in the 100 breaststroke at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:03.13 ... Compiled nine first and nine second-place finishes for the season.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterwinner at Guilford High School ... Earned all-conference and all-area honors ... Connecticut state champion ... Also received All-America honors for her high school performances ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Named to the Honor Roll ... Member of the Pilgrim Fellowship community service program.
Personal: Born Emily Ray Barber on Dec. 12, 1991 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Mark and Dawn Barber ... Has two brothers, Nick and Chris ... Received bachelor’s degree in psychology ... Currently enrolled in graduate program for liberal studies at Duke.
Duke Career Bests: 100 Breast: 1:01.39 (2/21/2014) 200 Breast: 2:12.65 (2/19/2011)