"Berger" or "Liz", as she is commonly called specializes in butterfly, but enjoys swimming the Individual Medley as well. Originally from Wayne, Illinois, Liz later competed at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts on both the swimming and water polo teams. During her senior year Liz was captain of both teams. She was a 3-time letter winner for both sports and was swimming MVP in both her junior and senior years, and MVP for her water polo team in her senior year. Liz has been a member of the St. Charles Swim Club for over 10 years, and placed in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the Senior Championships.
Liz's interests include piano, and she enjoys being a part of various mentoring and tutoring programs. Although her interests lean towards medicine, the music opportunities at Yale are among the reasons why she chose Yale for her college experience. "Berger" applied early to Yale.