Women's Swimming

 

  Elizabeth Walsh
Elizabeth Walsh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marshfield, Mass.

High School:
Marshfield

Height:
5-7

Event:
Back/Free

Birthdate:
03/15/1988


General: Holds the UMass records in the 100 back (57.96) and ranks third all-time in the 200 free (1:52.12), third in the 200 back (2:07.33), eighth in the 100 free (52.72) and was a member of the school-record holding 200 free relay, 400 free relay, and 800 free relay teams.

2009-10 (Senior): Notched three top-16 finishes at the A-10 Championships, taking 14th in the 200 free (1:54.20), 15th in the 100 free (53.19) and 16th in the 100 back (59.07) (2/20) ... Grabbed second in the 200 free (1:57.25) at Northeastern (12/5) ... Took home three top-ten finishes, taking fourth in the 200 free (1:53.51), seventh in the 100 backstroke (58.18) and ninth in the 100 free (52.55) at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Notched a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:55.67) and third in the 200 backstroke (2:11.34) vs. Binghamton (11/7) ... Finished second in 100 back (1:01.68) against Stony Brook (10/31) ... Earned UMass/ Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week for her performance at Army, finishing first in both the 200 free (1:57.44) and 200 backstroke (2:11.60) (10/24) ... Earned a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:56.72) and a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke (2:13.04) in the season-opener vs. BU (10/17).

2008-09 (Junior): Finished 12th in the 200 free (1:53.67) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Notched third-place finishes in the 200 free (1:56.66) and the 200 back (2:09.96) while also helping the 200 free relay team to a first-place finish at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished second in the 200 free (1:56.10) and third in the 100 free (53.81) against Colgate (1/25) ... Notched a first-place finish in the 200 back (2:10.00) and a second-place finish in the 100 back (1:00.99) at home against Boston College (1/24) ... Finished first in the 200 free (1:55.67) while also helping the 400 free relay team to a first-place finish against Northeastern (12/6) ... Finished fifth in the 200 back (2:07.33), 100 back (59.43), and 200 free (1:54.37) at BU's Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Finished first in the 100 back (1:00.48) and the 100 free (2:18.42) while helping the 400 free relay team to a first-place finish at Binghamton (11/8) ... Placed first in both back events and the first-place 200 medley relay team against Stony Brook (11/1) and Army (10/25) ... Finished third in the 100 and 200 freestyle events while helping the 400 free relay team to first-place at BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Sophomore): Individually placed third in the 200 free (1:52.12) and fourth in the 100 back (58.03) while also competing for the fourth-place 400 free relay (3:30.33) and sixth-place 400 medley relay (3:55.39) teams at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Helped the 400 medley relay (4:04.29), 200 medley relay (1:52.46), and 400 free relay (3:42.02) teams to second-place finishes while also individually placing second in the 200 free (1:57.33), fifth in the 200 back (2:14.57), and second in the 100 back (1:01.68) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... Was a member of the fifth-place 400 medley relay (3:58.85) and sixth-place 800 free relay (7:49.98) teams at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

2006-07 (Freshman): Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 member ... Named team's Rookie of the Year ... At the A-10 Championships (2/21-24) took 13th in the 100 back (1:00.47), 19th in the 200 back (2:12.71), swam the second leg of the second-place 800 free relay team, the lead leg of the fourth-place 200 medley relay team, the second leg of the seventh-place 400 free relay team, and the lead leg of the eighth-place 400 medley relay team ... posted her top time in the 200 back (2:11.87) against Boston College (1/20) ... At the Terrier Invitational (11/17) posted her top 50 free time (25.15), took 10th in the 100 back (1:00.76), 17th in the 200 back (2:14.31), and 21st in the 100 free (54.80).

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Marshfield High School where she was a four-year team MVP and league all-star ... Holds the record for the 50yd backstroke, 50yd freestyle and 20 yd medley relay in the Southeastern Massachusetts Swim League ... Took 4th in the 100 back in the Massachusetts State Championships.

Personal: Elizabeth Marie Walsh ... Born March 15, 1988 in Boston, Mass. ... Daughter of Michael and Donna Walsh ... Has two sisters, Krissie and Lauren ... Majoring in Psychology.

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