Emma Rose Ilseman
Emma Rose Ilseman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Naperville Central
Major: Occupational Therapy
  • Four year letter-winner who has competed in 15 events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • Has earned All-Landmark Conference honors in three events including two relay races and one individual competition
  • Set three Scranton school records and is a member of a relay team that set a Landmark Conference Championship record

Senior Season (2018-19)

  • Swam in 10 meets during the season and competed in three events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • At the conference championships, finished 11th in the 50 freestyle, seventh in the 100 freestyle, and 12th in the 200 freestyle
  • Placed first in the 100 and 200 freestyle against Ramapo on December 1

Junior Season (2017-18)

  • Swam in 10 meets during the season and competed in five events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • At the Landmark Conference Championships, finished third in the 50 freestyle relay, fourth in the 100 freestyle relay, sixth in the 100 freestyle, 11th in the 200 freestyle, and 16th in the 500 freestyle
  • Won 14 events during the season while competing primarly in freestyle races
  • Totaled 25 top-five finishes, 23 of which were top-three results
  • Won three events, the 50 freestyle, 500 freestyle, and 1000 freestyle, against Ramapo on December 2 to go along with a third place finish in the 100 freestyle
  • Won the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 200 freestyle against Marywood and Misericordia on January 19

Sophomore Season (2016-17)

  • Made the most of her first appearance at the Landmark Conference Championships in her career, shattering school records in three relay events
  • Helped two relay teams win Landmark Conference titles - the 200-freestyle relay and 400-freestyle relay
  • In 200-freestyle relay, she swam the first leg of team that hit the wall in Landmark title time of 1:38.15, which broke a program record in the event
  • Despite finishing fourth in the 400-medley relay, team broke the school-record in the event, hitting the wall in 4:01.23
  • Was part of the 400-freestyle relay team that not only broke a program record but snapped a Landmark Conference Championships record, finishing in 3:34.74 to win the final event of the Championships 
  • Was just as impressive in individual events at the Championships, finishing in the top-six in four events
  • Earned All-Landmark Conference Second Team honors in the 100-freestyle, narrowly losing the event to teammate Raquel Wasserman in 53.54
  • Finished fourth in the 200-freestyle (1:56.87) and sixth in the 500-freestyle (5:21.91) at the Championships, as well
  • During the regular season, she swam in all eight dual meets the Royals took part in 

Freshman Season (2015-16)

  • Had a great opening season to her career at Scranton, swimming several freestyle events on the individual end, while also taking part in relay events
  • Took part in eight of the nine meets the Royals swam in on the year, winning the 500-freestyle (5:39.56) in her first career event against FDU-Florham and Cabrini on Oct. 15
  • Won the 500-freestyle in her second career meet at Widener (Oct. 24), hittting the wall in 5:32.45
  • Captured the 1000-freestyle for the first time at Marywood (Nov. 21), finishing in 11:30.56. Also won the 100-butterfly at the meet in 1:03.49
  • Took the 200-freestyle against Elizabethtown on Dec. 5 (2:01.55), helping Scranton knock off the Blue Jays, 131-66
  • Was a two-time winner against Misercordia on Jan. 16, taking the 100-free (55.42) and 200-free (2:01.30)
  • Was a two-time winner yet again against Susquehanna (Jan. 30), capturing the 200-free (2:00.44) and 500-free (5:34.25)

Landmark Conference Championships Finishes


  • 50 Freestyle (11th, 25.21)
  • 100 Freestyle (7th, 55.31)
  • 200 Freestyle (12th, 2:02.71)


  • 50 Freestyle Relay (3rd)
  • 100 Freestyle (6th, 54.87)
  • 100 Freestyle Relay (4th)
  • 200 Freestyle (11th, 2:01.55)
  • 500 Freestyle (16th, 5:26.60)


  • 200 Freestyle Relay (1st, 1:38.15)
  • 500 Freestyle (6th, 5:21.91)
  • 400 Medley Relay (4th, 4:01.23)
  • 200 Freestyle (4th, 1:56.87)
  • 800 Freestyle Relay (5th, 8:05.58)
  • 100 Freestyle (2nd, 53.54)
  • 400 Freestyle Relay (1st, 3:34.74)


  • Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • 2017 All-Landmark Conference First Team Selection (200-freestyle relay; 400-freestyle relay)
  • 2017 All-Landmark Conference Second Team Selection (100-freestyle)
  • 2019 All-Landmark Conference Second Team Selection (400-freestyle relay)
  • Landmark Conference Championships record holder in 400-freestyle relay
  • Royal Record Holder in the 200-freestyle relay, 400-freestyle relay, and 400-medley relay

High school/Personal

  • Daughter of Richard and Adrienne Ilseman
  • Her twin sister, Susannah, also swims at The University of Scranton.