Swimming & Diving

Elizabeth Stowe
Elizabeth Stowe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Dacula

Height:
5-4

Event:
Free

Club:
Swim Atlanta



Named team captain for the upcoming 2007-08 season.

As a Junior (2006-07): Finished 17th in the 500 free at the ACC Championships with a team-best time of 4:54.61 ... Set a team-best, NCAA 'B' qualifying mark of 16:34.94 in the 1650 free at the ACC meet, finishing fourth ... Set a team-best mark of 10:06.60 in the 1000 free against Florida Atlantic and UNO (1/13) ... Swam the second leg on Tech's 800 free relay team that set a team-best time of 7:35.08 at the Georgia Fall Invitational (12/1) ... Posted a season-best time of 4:36.29 in the 400 IM at the Invitational ... Recipient of the Tommy Towles Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2006-07 season.

As a Sophomore (2005-06): Clocked a NCAA 'B' standard and season-best time of 16:50.33 in the 1650 freestyle to finish eighth at the ACC Championships ... Swam a season-best time of 4:56.48 in the 500 free to finish in 20th place at the ACC meet ... Tallied an 11th-place finish in the 200 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/19) with a season-best time of 1:54.56 ... Held Tech's top time in the 1000 free, 1650 free, and ranked second in the 500 free.

As a Freshman (2004-05): Became Tech's top distance freestyler as a rookie ... Set school records in the 1000- and 1650-yard freestyle events ... Garnered All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships with a third-place finish in the mile, shaving almost 32 seconds off her personal-best time to log a school record mark of 16:28.08 ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 500 and 1650 freestyle events ... Tallied a 35th-place finish in the mile (16:48.26) and 58th-place finish in the 500 free (4:58.74) ... Posted a second school record at the ACC meet with a 1000 free split time of 10:00.90 during the 1650 free ... Finished the 500 free in ninth place with her second NCAA 'B' standard time of the meet, finishing with a personal-best mark of 4:50.52 ... Swam the third leg of the Tech 800 freestyle relay team that tallied a NCAA 'B' cut time of 7:24.06 en route to setting a new school record ... Swam a lifetime-best time of 1:52.24 in the prelims of the 200 free at the ACC meet, finishing in 18th place ... Ranked third in the ACC in the mile and seventh in the 500 free and 1000 free ... Recipient of team's Shilo Ayalon Most Valuable Athlete and Chapman/Hiles Most Improved Athlete Awards.

High School: Four-year letterwinner under coach Erik Spoto ... Won the state crown in the 500-yard freestyle in senior season ... As a junior, won the 500 free at the country championship ... School record holder in the 100, 200 and 500 free ... Was part of the 200 and 400 free relay teams that broke school records in senior season ... Tabbed most valuable swimmer from 2001-04 ... Garnered all-state honors as a senior and earned all-county honors for final three seasons ... Beta and Latin club member ... National Honor Society and National Latin Honor Society.

Personal: Born Nancy Elizabeth Stowe on Aug. 19, 1986, in Lawrenceville, Ga. ... Parents are Gary and Nancy Stowe ... Has two older brothers, Neil (24) and Josh (22) ... Neil lettered in swimming at Georgia Southern (1999) and Delta State University (2000-02) ... Majoring in management.

Stowe's Career Top Times
EVENT TIME
200 free 1:52.24
500 free 4:50.52
1000 free 10:00.92*
1650 free 16:28.08*

* - school record.
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