Women's Swimming

 
Elizabeth Whitaker

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
St. Andrew's

Height:
5-10

Event:
Free/IM

Birthdate:
11/10/1990

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Georgia Coastal Aquatic

Elizabeth Whitaker

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

02/24/2013

Swimming & Diving Wraps Record-Setting Week At 2013 C-USA Championship

Green Wave set school marks in 200 back, 400 free medley; conclude championship fifth with 373 points

02/23/2013

Swimming & Diving Sets 3 Team Records in Day 3 Of C-USA Championship

Schachter posts NCAA `B' cut in 100 breast while Wave also establish marks in 100 fly and 400 medley relay

02/22/2013

Swimming & Diving Posts 12 Personal-Best Times In Day 2 Of C-USA Championship

Green Wave finish fourth in 200 free relay; Kayla Alf-Huynh, Lauren Arnold post fifth-place finishes

02/19/2013

Swimming & Diving Opens 2013 C-USA Championship On Wednesday

Green Wave look for solid ending to 2012-13 season; four-day event to take place in Houston

TOP TIMES
100 breast: 1:12.77 at Houston Duals (1/30/10)
200 breast: 2:32.78 at UNO (12/4/09)
100 free: 52.98 at C-USA Championship (2/27/10)
200 free: 1:53.49 at Alabama (10/29/11)
200 IM: 2:07.18 at C-USA Championship (2/24/11)
400 IM: 4:28.46 at C-USA Championship (2/25/11)

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted top times of 53.56 in the 100 free in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18), 1:17.75 in the 100 breast at San Diego State (Jan. 10), 1:53.49 in the 200 free at Alabama (Oct. 29), 2:10.46 in the 200 IM in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 16) and 4:41.22 in the 400 IM vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 5)...tallied five individual top three finishes: coming in second in the 200 free at Alabama, vs Vanderbilt and vs North Texas while finishing third in the 200 free at LSU...helped the 400 free relay team finish second vs Vanderbilt and third at LSU...in the 200 free, swam the third leg at the Houston Tri-Meet and anchored at Alabama and at the UH Cougar Classic...in the 400 free, swam the third leg at the San Diego Relays and Houston Tri-Meet while anchoring at the UH Cougar Classic...also swam the third leg and anchored the 800 free at the C-USA Championship and UH Cougar Classic, respectively...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted top times of 53.27 in the 100 free (Feb. 26), 2:07.18 in the 200 IM (Feb. 24) and 4:28.46 in the 400 IM (Feb. 25) at the Conference USA Championship, and 1:56.15 in the 200 free vs Florida International (Nov. 13)...had a trio of top three individual performances, finishing second in the 200 free vs FIU and the 400 IM in the 400 IM at San Diego State, and coming in third in the 200 free vs LSU...helped the relay teams post three top three finishes: coming in second in the 400 free vs LSU and in the 800 free at San Diego State, and finishing third in the 400 free vs Florida International...also participated in the 200 free and 200 medley relays...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2009-10: Swam in all 10 meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 52.98 in the 100 free (Feb. 27), 1:53.83 in the 200 free (Feb. 26) and 2:10.42 in the 200 IM (Feb. 25) at the Conference USA Championship, 1:12.77 in the 100 breast at the Houston Duals (Jan. 30) and 4:40.41 in the 400 IM vs UNO (Oct. 3)...had five top three individual finishes: winning the 200 IM at North Texas; coming in second in the 200 free at North Texas and in the 400 IM vs UNO; and finishing third in the 100 free vs Vanderbilt and 200 breast at LSU...helped the relay teams post eight top three opponents: winning the 400 free at North Texas; coming in second in the 200 free, 400 free and 200 medley at UNO, the 400 free at LSU and vs Vanderbilt, and the 400 medley at North Texas; and finishing third in the 400 free at UNO...also participated in the 800 free relay team...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at The St. Andrew's School for coach Cindy Whitaker...helped the team win back-to-back state titles in the only two years the school fielded a swim team to date...earned state titles in the 100 back and 100 free as a junior and tin the 100 back, 200 IM and 100 breast as a senior...finished state runner-up in the 50 free as a junior and senior...helped the team set the state's 200 medley relay record...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Young Life and the Headmaster's List...served as yearbook editor and vice president of her senior class, and received the 2008 Converse College Award, 2008 University of Georgia Certificate of Merit and 2009 Savannah Morning News Award of Excellence.

Club: Swam one year for Georgia Coastal Aquatics and coach Bill Forester...earned Georgia All-Star honors from 1998-2009...posted top times of 4:35.71 in the 400 IM and 1:10.51 in the 100 breast at the 2008 Minnesota Grand Prix, times of 2:08.96 in the 200 IM, 53.71 in the 100 free and 1:56.10 in the 200 free at the 2009 Southern Sectional, and marks of 59.65 in the 100 back and 23.96 in the 50 free relay anchor at the 2009 NCSA Junior Nationals...also had marks of 24.76 in the 50 free and 2:10.35 in the 200 back.

Personal: Born Elizabeth Clair Whitaker on Nov. 10, 1990 in Savannah, Ga...daughter of Joseph and Cindy Whitaker...has one brother, Joseph...majoring in business finance.

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