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Brooke Elias
Brooke Elias

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Irmo

Height:
5-8

Event:
Backstroke

Experience:
SQ



05/01/2014

The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.

04/25/2014

Alabama Places 48 Student-Athletes on 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

To earn a place on the honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.0 or better grade point average for either the preceding academic year or their career and be a sophomore or better in academic standing

04/25/2014

Alabama Places 48 Student-Athletes on 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

To earn a place on the honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.0 or better grade point average for either the preceding academic year or their career and be a sophomore or better in academic standing

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Sophomore:
Posted a career-best 1:59.03 in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships to move into ninth place all-time at Alabama ... also competed in the 500 freestyle and 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a place on the President's List (4.0 GPA) for both the fall and spring semesters ... carries a 4.0 cumulative GPA into her junior year.

2013 - Freshman:
Competed in the 200 freestyle and the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships posting career-best times of 1:53.18 and 2:02.39, respectively ... also competed in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... earned a place on the President's List (4.0 GPA) for both fall and spring semester ... carries a 4.0 GPA for her career.

Prep Highlights:
Coached by Heath Edwards at Palmetto Aquatics ... 2010 4A Midlands Swimmer of the Year ... All-Region 2008-2011 ... earned All-State honors 2008-2012 ... 2012 South Carolina state 200 backstroke champion ... 2012 United States Swimming Scholastic All-American ... 2011 South Carolina Zone Team ... USA Junior National Championships qualifier ... Miss Palmetto, 2011 and 2012 ... Distinguished Honor Graduate ... National Honors Society ... Spanish Honors Society ... Junior Marshall 2011.

Personal Information:
Full name: Brooke Anderson Elias ... daughter of Amy and Paul Elias ... brothers, Paul and Zach ... marketing major ... born June 20, 1994.

Top Times:
100 backstroke 56.97
200 backstroke 1:59.03
200 freestyle 1:53.18
500 freestyle 4:59.74
1650 freestyle 17:02.63

     
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