Lizzy Colwell - Women's Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Lizzy Colwell Season 2019-20

Class Sophomore
Hometown New Canaan, Conn.
High School New Canaan
Major History
Bio

Honors
• 2021-22 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2020-21 Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-America
• 2020-21 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2019-20 Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-America
• 2019-20 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Commodore Record Watch
• Set a Vanderbilt school record in the 100 breast (1:01.37) at 2020 SEC Championships
• Ended career second on the school’s all-time performer list in the 50 breast (29.34)
• Was third in program history in the 200 (2:03.08) and 400 (4:20.91) IM
• Ranks fifth on the school’s all-time performer list in the 100 IM (59.95)

As a Senior (2021-22)
• Ranked second on Vandy’s performance list in the 200 breast and was third in the 100 breast
• Also stood third and fourth, respectively, in the 200 and 400 IM
• Posted fastest times on the season in the 200 breast (2:18.61), and 200 (2:07.57) and 400 (4:30.82) IM at Miami Invitational (Nov. 18-20)
• Competed in the 100 (1:03.53) and 200 (2:19.89) breast as well as the 200 IM (2:10.83) at the SEC Championships (Feb. 15-19)
• Placed second with season-best time in the 100 breast (1:03.33) in win over UALR

As a Junior (2020-21)
• Set a season-highs in the 50 breast (29.08), 100 breast (1:01.73), 200 breast (2:15.64) and 200 IM (2:05.35) at the SEC Championships (Feb. 17-20)
• Raced to third place finishes in the 100 breast (1:03.14) and 200 breast (2:17.49) at Georgia Tech (Jan. 23)
• Clocked four top-five finishes, including winning the 200 breast (2:18.28) at Miami (Fla.) [Nov. 18-20]
• Claimed three top-five finishes, including a third-place finish (1:04.77) in the 100 breast at Tennessee (Oct. 30)

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• Set a school record at 2020 SEC Championships 100 breast (1:01.37)
• Raced primarily in freestyle, breaststroke and IM
• Eight personal records this season
• Won the 200 free against Marshall (1:53.63)
• Won the 100 IM (59.95) in meet against Campbell
• Two second place finishes in quad-meet against Florida, Liberty and North Florida; 100 breast (1:05.50) and 200 breast (2:21.34)
• Two first place finishes at the mid-season TYR ’85 Invite
• 100 breast (1:01.76) and 200 breast (2:15.59)

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Raced two season best times during SEC Championship debut
• 100 breast (1:03.27) and 400 IM (4:20.91)
• Set freshman record in the 400 IM
• Set two career best times at Phill Hansel Invitational
• 100 free (52.72) and 200 IM (2:03.64)
• Placed first in the 100 breast (1:06.97) and second in the 200 breast (2:26.43) in quad Meet against Air Force, Colorado Mesa and Colorado School of Mines
• Third place in 100 breast (1:06.33) against SEC opponent Missouri

The Colwell File
• Competed under coach Dave Fine
• Guided her team to become State Champions, FCIAC Champions and State Record Holders
• 2x National Champion
• Holds the New Canaan high school record for the 100 breast, 200 IM and 400 free relay
• Holds the club record for the 200 and 400 IM and both the 100 and 200 breast
• Captain of the New Canaan swim team her senior year
• Set two personal records in the IM senior year
• 200 IM (2:05.07)
• 400 IM (4:20.60)
• Raced her fastest 100 breast with a time of 1:03.03 and her fastest 200 breast with a time of 2:15.89