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Elizabeth Pepper
Position: Fly / Free
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Poolesville, Md.
High School: Walter Johnson HS
Other College: Florida State

- All-American in the 800 free relay

2014-15: Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team…Earned All-American honors in the 800 relay with Bonnie Brandon, Taylor Schick and Cameron McHugh after finishing eighth (7:03.48)…At the Pac-12 Championships, the same team took third in 7:03.64, earning an “A” cut…Earned All-American Honorable Mention honors at NCAAs after placing 12th in the 400 medley relay, and took 39th in the prelims of the 200 fly (1:58.02) and 57th in the 100 fly (54.27)…At Pac-12 Championships, she finished eighth in the 200 fly, second in the C final of the 500 free and fourth in the C final of the 100 fly…At the Texas Invitational, she took fourth in the 200 fly and sixth in the B final of the 100 fly with her season-best times…Finished first in the 200 fly against Cal and Texas/SMU, and third in the 100 fly against Stanford…Had the fastest time on the team in the 200 fly and third fastest in the 100 fly and 200 free.

2013-14: Earned honorable mention All-America honors as a member of the 800 free relay team…Won the 100 fly and 200 fly in the meet against Oregon State, NAU and New Mexico State…Finished second in the 200 fly at the season opening meet against Utah…Placed second in the “B” final of the 200 fly at the Pac-12 Championships…Won the 200 free relay against Boise State.

At Florida State (2012-13): A member of the All-American honorable mention 800 free relay team that placed 16th at NCAA’s…The four also broke the school record and took fourth at the ACC Championships…Placed eighth in the 200 fly at ACC’s and qualified for NCAA’s for her second-straight season.

At Florida State (2011-2012): Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a school record shattering 200 fly time of 1:56.62 which she posted at the Bulldog Invitational...placed seventh in the 200 fly at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:59.30...also swam in the bonus heat of the 100 fly swimming her best time in the prelims at 54.95 at ACC's...showed her best times in the 500 free at the Georgia Tech Invite at 4:54.34 and the 200 free at 1:50.94.

Prep: Pepper is an extremely versatile swimmer that was a 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200m freestyle and 200m butterfly...finished 27th in the 200 fly at 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships...the number two rated recruit out of Maryland based on collegeswimming.com...competed for Walter Johnson High School where she was a three-time All-Metropolitan Area team selection...as a senior, swept the 200 (1:47.91) and 500 (4:48.84) freestyle events at the Metro-champs, claiming an All-American status...owns four school records at Walter Johnson, 100 fly (55.95), 200 and 500 free, as well as the 200 IM (2:05.05)... a member of the NCSA All-star team that attended the Irish Senior National Championships...swims Rockville Montgomery Swim Club under Coach Coach Scott Vekeman, which is a USA Swimming gold medal swim club.

Personal: Daughter of Elvin and Amy Hsu…Has a brother, Joseph, who swims at Lake Forest College…Plans to major in history at the U of A.