Kansas Jayhawks

Emmie Skopec

Position Distance
Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School West HS
Position Distance


Career Highlights
2018 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2017 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2016 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2015-16 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team


2019 INDOOR (Jr.)
Did not compete.

Finished ninth for the Jayhawks and 17th overall at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) with a time of 21:08.6 in the women’s 5K race.

2018 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2018 INDOOR (So.)
Finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a time of 11:12.43.

Earned Academic All-Big 12 Honors … Placed 10th at the Bob Timmons Dual (9/2) with a 5K time of 19:42.2 … Posted a 19th-place finish at the Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic (9/30) where she completed the 6K loop in 23:21.8 … Finished 281st at the Pre-National Invitational (10/14) with a 6K time of 24:10.9 … Placed 75th at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship (10/28) with a 6K time of 22:55.8 … Finished 197th at the NCAA Division I Midwest Region Cross Country Championships (11/10) with a 6K time of 23:05.0.

2017 OUTDOOR (So.)
Competed in the Emporia State Relays (4/1) in the 5,000-meter run, placing eighth with a time of 18:19.02 minutes … Placed 10th at the Kansas Relays (4/19-22), running the 5,000 meters in 18:22.27.

2017 INDOOR (R-Fr.)
Placed eighth in the 3,000 meters at the Bill Easton Classic (1/6) with a time of 10:54.55 … Placed sixth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:39.74 at the Jayhawk Classic.

Placed sixth in her season-debut at the Bob Timmons Classic (9/3), clocking a 5K time of 18:54.7 … Claimed 31st with a 6K time of 23:10.8 at the Rim Rock Classic (10/1) … Completed the 6K loop at the Pre-National Invitational (10/15) in 23:43.2.

2016 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Took fifth in the 5,000 meters with a personal-best time of 18:57.69 at the Rock Chalk Classic (4/30) … Clocked a 5,000-meter time of 19:00.73 at the Kansas Relays (4/23), good for 24th.

2016 INDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

Utilized redshirt season.

Seven-time letterwinner in track and cross country at West HS … Helped her cross country squad to conference titles in 2011, 2013 and 2014 … Also led her team to regional championships in 2013 and 2014 … Ran to an individual regional title in 2014 … Claimed the 4K title at the 2014 Rim Rock Classic … Voted Most Improved of her track team in 2013 and 2014 … Named cross country team MVP in 2014.

Daughter of Greg and Kathy Skopec … Has three younger siblings; Gabby, Jessie and Tysen … Father, Greg, ran cross country and track at Northern Iowa … Majoring in biology.