Emma Ivory-Ganja places eighth in One-Meter diving final.
PIEDMONT HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters in swimming and one in water polo at Piedmont High School ... Team MVP from 2009-2012 ... North Coast Section qualifier from 2009-2010 and finalist from 2010-2012... Named an All-American from 2010-2012 ... Voted a Scholastic All-American in 2011 ... Four-time league record holder in 100 backstroke and 200 IM ... Competed for Terrapins Swim Team, coached by Paul Stafford ... Qualified for the Olympic Trials in 2012 in the IM.
Born November 11, 1994 in Oakland, Calif. ... Daughter of Bob and Polly Upshaw ... Has no siblings ... Her cousin, Grace Upshaw, competed at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games and was a 3-time USA Outdoor champion (`03, `05, `07) and 2002 USA Indoor Champion ... Her cousin, Monte Upshaw, was a high school phenom in the long jump. On May 29, 1954, Monte Upshaw broke Jesse Owens' national scholastic record in the event (24-11.25, set in 1933) with his jump of 25-4.25 at the California state championships ... Undeclared major.