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Elizabeth Magnusson

Class: Senior Position: Free, fly Height: 5-7 Previous School: Colonial Heights HS Hometown: Colonia Heights, Va.

2017-18 (Jr.)
• Competed primarily in freestyle
• Earned CCSA A Final appearance in 200 free, while winning conference B Finals in 100 free and 500 free
• Enters senior year ranked fourth in program history in the 200 free (1:49.84), ninth in the 500 free (4:54.42) and 10th in the 200 fly (2:11.14)
• Swam 1:50.86 in CCSA 200 free prelims to earn a spot in the A Final, before placing seventh at night in 1:50.62
• Finished ninth overall in the 500 free at the CCSA Championships, trimming 2.90 seconds off of her qualifying time to win the B Final in lifetime-best 4:54.42
• Turned in B Final victory in 100 free at conference meet, swimming personal-best 51.03 to place ninth overall
• Posted first career individual-event victory, winning the 500 free in tri-meet against George Mason and VMI

2016-17 (So.)
• Competed exclusively in freestyle as a sophomore
• Made first career CCSA A Final appearance, in 500 free, while qualifying for one B Final and one C Final
• Earned A Final swim with lifetime-best 4:58.46 in 500 free at CCSA Championships, before finishing seventh in 5:01.17 at night
• Won the 200 free B Final at CCSA meet in personal-best 1:49.84, placing ninth overall after clocking 1:51.70 in prelims
• Claimed victory in 100 free C Final at conference meet in 51.31, good for 17th overall after swimming 52.60 during morning heats

2015-16 (Fr.)
• CCSA All-Academic Team selection
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Competed in freestyle and butterfly
• Qualified for B Final in 100 free, 200 free and 500 free at CCSA Championships
• Swam collegiate-best 1:51.22 in 200 free prelims, before placing 13th overall with 1:51.31 in B Final at CCSA Championships
• Placed 14th overall in CCSA 500 free with a then lifetime-best 5:01.99 in B Final, after swimming 5:02.88 in prelims
• Turned in season-best 51.91 in prelim on 100 free at conference meet, before taking 15th overall in finals

Prep
• Graduated from Colonial Heights High School
• Four-year varsity letterwinner
• Qualified for NCSA Junior Nationals in 2013 and 2014
• Set Virginia Swimming LLC state record for the 200 free relay as a sophomore
• Broke Virginia Swimming LLC state record for 400 free relay in 2013
• Also competed in track & field and cross country
• Member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Beta Club
• CHHS Class of 2015 Historian
• Competed for Quest Swimming
• Lifetime bests entering Liberty: 100 free SCY – 51.40; 200 free SCY – 1:50.97; 100 fly SCY – 56.88; 200 fly SCY – 2:04.64

Personal
• Daughter of Micheal and Katherine Magnusson
• Cousin, Emily Guschke Winter, swam for Virginia Tech from 2002-06
• Majoring in nursing
• Birthday is June 4

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
100 Free - 51.03
200 Free - 1:49.84
500 Free - 4:54.42