Elizabeth Nelson
Elizabeth Nelson
Year: SR
Hometown: Austin, TX
High School: Vandergrift

Trinity Honors/Awards: 2017-18 SCAC Winter Academic Honor Roll...2016 Fall Dean's List...2017 Fall and 2018 Spring Dean's List...2018 Fall Dean's List


Why Trinity?

  • Academics (and the proximity to the original Taco Cabana)

Why swimming/diving?

  • I lack coordination, so I was bad at all land sports.

Most memorable competitive achievement?

  • Anchoring the relay that won state my junior year of high school

Favorite team experience in your college swimming/diving career?

  • The travel meet my freshman year-- our plane had to land and sit on the tarmac in the wrong city for an hour due to weather...it was chaos, but a fun memory

Favorite event?

  •  50 Free

How old were you when you began competitive swimming?

  •  5 years old

Name of your first swim team:

  •  Steiner Stars

Favorite motivational saying?

  • What would you do if you were not afraid?

Greatest source of inspiration?

  •  My family

Favorite Olympic athlete?

  •  Katie Ledecky

Favorite spectator sport?

  • The Great British Baking Show

Favorite psych-up song and/or singer/group?

  • Can't Hold Us (Macklemore)