Elizabeth Roberson

Class Junior Height 5-9
Hometown Tigard, Ore.
High School Tigard Events Freestyle
Club Team Tualatin Hills Major Biology


Junior season (2006-07) - Missed the fall semester competitions while studying abroad in Baja, Mexico.

Sophomore season (2005-06) - Won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle races in a dual meet with Willamette; also contributed to the winning 200-yard medley relay team ... Was part of the victorious 200-yard freestyle relay that clinched a dual meet victory over Whitworth ... Also shared in a 200-yard relay victory over Puget Sound ... Placed seventh in the 200-yard freestyle and 11th in the 100-yard freestyle at the Northwest Invitational ... Made her best showing at the NWC Championships in the 500-yard freestyle, placing 10th; her 5:25.98 time in the preliminaries moved her into sixth place all-time at Whitman for that event ... Also finished 12th and 13th in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle races at the conference meet.

Freshman season (2004-05) - Won four freestyle races and was part of six victorious relay teams during the dual meet season ... Placed third in the 200-yard freestyle and ninth in the 100-yard freestyle ... Finished ninth in the 100-yard freestyle and 11th in the 200-yard freestyle at the NWC Championships ... Also placed 15th in the 50-yard freestyle at the conference championships.

Prep - Swam four seasons for the Tigard Tigers ... Also swam 10 years for the Tualatin Hills Swim Club.

Academics - Plans to pursue graduate studies in marine biology and a career in research or as a high school biology teacher ... Studied at the School for Field Studies in Baja, Mexico during the 2006 fall semester ... Was her high school class valedictorian.

Personal - Daughter of Rod and Marguerite Roberson ... Two younger brothers ... Volunteers in the Whitman Mentor Program and as a trip leader for the Whitman Outdoor Program ... Hobbies include drawing, painting and batik, the Indonesian/Malaysian art of dyeing fabric ... Enjoys hiking and biking.

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