HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Conifer HS in Conifer, CO ... A four-time letterwinner for the Lobos under coach Nancy Kacz ... Helped CHS win the league championship in 2008 and finish seventh in state that year ... Personal bests include 11.79 in the 100, 24.11 in the 200 and 55.69 in the 400 ... Was the state champion in the 100 and 200 meters in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Also won the state title in the 400 and was second in the long jump on her way to being name the Gatorade Athlete of the Year in 2008.
PERSONAL: Emily Mariah Block was born April 14, 1991, in Littleton, Colo. ... The daughter of Sylvia and Gary Blok ... Has an older sister, Sarah ... Majoring in kinesiology.