Carmel High School, 1992 – 96
Emily Ayers swam for Carmel High School from 1992-96 and was a 14-time state champion. She maintained a four-year reign in the 50-yard freestyle, and won the 100-yard butterfly her sophomore and senior years. In addition, she contributed to the success of eight relay state championships during her tenure, one of which set a National Record in 1994. She led her team to four state championships and as a senior received the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award. Emily went on to swim at the University of Southern California and was a part of the NCAA National Champion team in 1997. Emily was a NCAA and PAC-10 finalist and was the USC nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year in 2000. Emily served as president of the USC Student-Athlete Council in 1999-2000 and was captain of the swim team her senior year. Emily attended law school at Loyola University in Los Angeles, where she won first prize in 2003 in the Nathan Burkan Memorial Writing Competition. She has also published in the Entertainment Law Review and was Chief Note and Comment Editor of the Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review in 2003-04. Emily is currently an attorney in San Francisco.