Green Wave slide to fifth place among seven teams with seven events remaining on the slate
Freshman Ellie Sills sets school mark in the 200 fly as the Green Wave finish fifth in the meet
Schachter finishes second in 50 free; Green Wave fourth after six events with 151 points
Green Wave post five wins; establish five career-best, 19 season-best performances
Rachel Schneider, Ellie Sills post individual wins in 1000 free and 200 fly, respectively
100 back: 56.09 at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
200 back: 2:01.42 at C-USA Championship (2/23/13)
50 free: 24.35 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/15/12)
100 free: 54.87 vs North Texas (10/20/12)
2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 56.09 in the 100 back in the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 22), 2:01.42 in the 200 back at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 23), 24.35 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 15) and 54.87 in the 100 free vs North Texas (Oct. 20)...time in the 100 back is the No. 2 individual time and No. 9 overall mark in Tulane history, her 200 back showing is the No. 2 individual and No. 2 overall showing in the Green Wave record book, and her 50 free performance sits as the No. 10 individual mark in the Tulane annals...tallied three top-three times with individual wins in the 100 back at Arkansas-Little Rock (Oct. 6) and at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11) to go with a third-place showing in the 200 back at Loyola Marymount...claimed second-team All C-USA honors in the 200 medley, swimming leadoff for the record-setting 1:41.29 showing at the league championship (Feb. 20)...runner-up showing was one of 11 top-two finishes, posting wins in the 200 free at Loyola Marymount, in 400 free at Arkansas-Little Rock and in the 400 medley at Loyola Marymount and at UALR, finishing second in the 200 free at San Diego State (Jan. 7), in the 400 free vs North Texas and in the 200 medley vs North Texas, vs LSU, at Vanderbilt and at the LSU Tri-Meet...away from the pool, , claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
High School: Four-year letterwinner from Texas High for coach Carl Auel...earned first-team 4A all-state honors in the 100 back her final three seasons, the 200 medley relay as a freshman and senior, and the 200 free and 400 free relays as a freshman...claimed Most Valuable Freshman honors in 2009 while earning Most Valuable Female Swimmer recognition and being named team captain as a senior...set a school record in the 100 back as a sophomore with a 59.36, trimmed the time to 58.74 as a junior, and again as a senior at 57.81...also helped the 200 medley relay team set a school record with a 1:51.12 as a senior and helped lead the Tigersharks to three top 15 state finishes, including a seventh-place showing as a freshman and an eight-place finish as a senior...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Mu Alpha Theta, Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society and Rosebuds Service Organization while serving as the managing editor of the Tiger Times Newspaper staff and the reporter for the Calculus Club.
Personal: Born Elizabeth Mary Cook on March 30, 1994, in Fort Collins, Colo...daughter of John and Melanie Cook...has one sister, Sarah...undecided on major.