Elizabeth Felix
Elizabeth Felix
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hilton Head Island, SC
High School: Hilton Head Island High School
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle
Events: Backstroke/Freestyle
Major: History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health
Bats/Throws: Branford
Residential College: Branford

Collegiate Bests:
100-yard backstroke: 56.75
200-yard backstroke: 1:59.77
500-yard freestyle: 4:55.24
1000-yard freestyle: 9:57.97

High School Bests:
100-yard backstroke 56.47
200-yard backstroke 2:00.26
500-yard freestyle 4:56.53
200-yard freestyle 1:52.03 

2017-2018 (Junior):
200-yard backstroke: Swam a collegiate-best 1:59.77 at thr HYP meet.
500-yard freestyle: 40th place at the Ohio State Invitational (4:55.65).  
1000-yard freestyle:
 Placed third and swam a collegiate-best 9:57.97 at the HYP meet.

2016-2017 (Sophomore):
200-yard backstroke: Third place at HYP (2:00.74).  26th place at the Ohio State Invitational (2:01.18). 
500-yard freestyle: 39th place at the Ohio State Invitational (4:55.24).  
1000-yard freestyle:
 Fourth place at HYP (9:59.81).  Second place versus West Point.  

2015-2016 (Freshman)
100-yard backstroke: Tenth place at HYP with a season-best time of 56.75.  Tenth place versus Penn State and Rutgers.
200-yard backstroke:  Tenth place at HYP.  14th place at the Nike Cup Invite. 
500-yard freestyle:  14th place at the Nike Cup Invite with a personal-best time of 4:56.43. 

Before Yale:
Short course senior national qualifier. Summer junior national qualifier. State champion in 200-meter backstroke. Salutatorian of high school graduating class. Senior scholar. AP scholar with distinction. Scholastic all-american. 2 time AAA SC State swimmer of the year.

Why I Chose Yale:
The positive welcoming atmosphere of the team under the passionate leadership of Coach Jim Henry combined with the incredible academic opportunities made Yale the only choice for me; no other school compared.