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Ellie Sills
Ellie  Sills

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
Lambert

Height:
5-5

Event:
Fly/Free/IM

Birthdate:
07/29/1995

Experience:
2L

Major:
Public Health


02/20/2016

Tulane Swims to Second-Place Finish at American Conference Championships

Green Wave takes home nine medals in best performance since 2005

02/19/2016

SWIM: Tulane Moves into Second Place at Conference Championships

Green Wave break an additional four school records and medal threetimes

02/18/2016

SWIM: Tulane Completes Day 2 of Conference Championships in Record-Breaking Style

Green Wave move up to third in rankings with five school records

01/22/2016

SWIM: Tulane Takes on North Florida in Spring Opener

Green Wave to honor seniors in home finale

11/21/2015

Tulane Swims to Second-Place Finish at Phill Hansel Invitational

Day 3 brings more record-breaking times for the Green Wave

09/17/2014

Tulane Swimming & Diving Preseason Practice

Photos By Parker Waters

CAREER TOP TIMES
100 fly: 54.89 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/19-21/15)
200 fly: 1:59.73 at American Athletic Conference Championships (2/18-21/15)
50 free: 25.83 at Houston Quad Meet (2/1/14)
200 free: 1:52.00 at Pearland Invitational (11/21-23/15)
200 IM: 2:04.29 at American Athletic Conference Championships (2/18-21/15)

Career Notes: Holds the school record in the 200 fly and the 100 fly, while also ranking third in the 200 IM ... Boasts the six top overall times in the 200 fly in school history ... Claims five of the top 15 overall times in the 100 fly in school history.

2015-16: Competed in all seven meets as a junior ... Set the school record in the 100 fly at the Phill Hansel Invitational with a time of 54.89 ... Recorded the season-best time in the 200 fly (2:01.77) with a fourth place finish at the Phill Hansel Invitational ... Tallied 12 other top three individual finishes, including wins in the 100 fly at LSU (56.39) and at the West Florida Quad (56.25), as well as wins in the 200 fly at the West Florida Quad (2:04.08) and against North Florida (2:06.19) ... In relay action, helped record 10 top three finishes, Including wins in the 200 medley at the West Florida Quad (1:46.89) and against Vanderbilt (1:44.00), as well as wins in the 400 medley at the West Florida Quad (3:51.18)and against North Florida (3:38.15).

2014-15: Competed in all nine meets as well as the American Athletic Conference Championships ... Finished second in the 200 fly (2:12.87) and third in the 100 fly (58.27) against West Florida ... Set a season-best time of 1:52.00 in the 200 free at the Pearland Invitational ... Helped the 400 medley (3:42.09) and 800 free (7:19.22) relay teams to third-place finishes at the American Athletic Conference Championships, while also adding points in the 200 fly (1:59.73), 100 fly (55.36) and 200 IM (2:04.29).

2013-14: Swam in all nine meets as a true freshman, claiming Conference USA Freshman Swimmer of the Year honors ... Set a then-Tulane record in the 200 fly with a 2:01.18 at the Conference USA Championship to go with season-best times of 25.83 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at the Houston Quad Meet, 55.58 in the 100 fly during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship, 1:56.52 in the 200 free against UALR and 2:07.31 in the 200 IM at the Phill Hansel Invitational ... Tallied 14 top three individual finishes with wins the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 free UALR and the 200 fly at LSU and at North Texas, second-place showings in the 100 fly and 200 IM at LSU, the 100 fly at West Florida and at LSU, and the 200 IM against Vanderbilt (Nov. 2), and third-place performances in the 100 and 200 fly at Vanderbilt, the 200 fly against UALR and the 200 IM at West Florida ... In relay action, helped the 200 medley unit win against UALR, finish second against Vanderbilt and tie for third at West Florida, the 400 free squad post a second-place showing at North Texas and the 400 medley team record a third-place finish at LSU ... Also swam leadoff in the 200 free at the Houston Quad Meet and the third leg of the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational ... Away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Lambert High for coach Kerry Langley ... Set school individual records in the 200 IM (2:07.8) and 100 fly (57.5) while helping the 400 free relay team post a school mark (3:34.7) and the 200 medley unit post a state record (1:46.8) ... As a senior, was voted team captain, helped lead Longhorns to a second-place finish at the state championship and claimed the state title in the 200 medley relay en-route to earning All-America honors in the event ... Also swam four years for the Swim Atlanta Select Team where she was a five-time Georgia All-Star, was a Summer Junior National Qualifier and a Winter National Qualifier ... At the 2011 American Short Course Championship, she finished sixth in the 100 fly (56.71) and 20th in the 100 back (59.18) ... Away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society and DECA, earned academic letters all four years and was named outstanding marketing student as a junior.

Personal: Born Eleanor Hadden Sills on July 29, 1995, in Albany, Georgia ... Daughter of Carl and Elizabeth Sills ... Father, Carl, played basketball at LaGrange College ... Majoring in public health.