Elizabeth Holmes
Elizabeth Holmes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Rolling Meadows

Last College:
Denver

Height:
5-9

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Birthdate:
06/29/1988

Experience:
3L



2008-09: Academic All-Big Ten...swam season-best 59.71 time in 100 backstroke at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...also recorded season-best time of 2:08.94 in 200 backstroke (2/21)...clocked season-best 2:12.95 time in 200 IM and season-best 53.90 clocking in 100 freestyle at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)...finished ninth in 100 backstroke with 1:04.61 clocking and recorded time of 2:17.14 in 200 backstroke in double dual at Miami (10/23)...finished seventh in 200 backstroke with 2:15.78 clocking and eighth in 100 backstroke in 1:04.25 at Northwestern (11/7)...finished seventh in 100 backstroke after stopping clock in 1:04.84 and eighth in 200 backstroke with 2:18.58 time at Notre Dame (11/8)...led off fifth-place 200 medley relay at Purdue Challenge (11/15)...finished 14th in 100 backstroke with 1:05.67 time in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...finished fourth in 200 backstroke with 2:17.33 time and placed seventh in 100 backstroke after touching wall in 1:04.11 at Indiana (1/24)...also swam third leg on fifth-place 400 freestyle relay...finished 15th in 200 backstroke with 2:14.69 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also placed 15th in 100 backstroke with then-season-best time of 1:03.54 (1/31)

2007-08 (at Denver): Recorded a 1:56.06 for a career-best time in the 200 free at the Sun Belt Championships ... also competed in the 200 back at the Sun Belt Championships, coming in at 2:11.11 ... her time in the 200 back was good for a 15th place finish.

2006-07 (at Denver): Posted a season- and personal-best time of 56.59 in the 100 free at Utah ... best time in the 200 free came at the Florida Atlantic Invitational when she touched the wall in 2:00.56 ... clocked in at 25.77 for a season-best time in the 50 free ... competed in five events during the season.

High School: Graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 2006 ... primarily competed in backstroke and freestyle ... four-time varsity letterwinner ... qualified for state in the 200 freestyle ... awarded Female Student-Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... competed for club team Arlington Alligators under coach Mary Ruffin.

Personal: Given name is Elizabeth Ann Holmes ... born June 29, 1988 ... daughter of Mark and Robin Holmes ... has two brothers, Brandon and Andrew ... majoring in math education.