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Elizabeth Clarke
Elizabeth  Clarke


Winnetka, Ill.

High School:
Loyola Academy




2010-11: Finished 44th overall at the BIG EAST Championships for the 50 freestyle but her time of 24.94 ranks second best on the team ... Posted two third place finishes against La Salle in the 100 and 200 freestyle competitions; RELAYS: Anchored in the 400 freestyle relay against Boston University and finished in fourth place.

2009-10: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle as well as the 200 individual medley ... Recorded season-best times in all three events at the conference meet, including 24.99 (50 free), 53.70 (100 free) and 2:10.02 (200 IM) ... In the final home meet against Providence was first in the 200 IM and runner-up in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:11.18) ... Double-winner versus Georgetown and Mansfield in each of those events.

2008-09: Swam a total of eight races in the sprint freestyle events ... Raced four times in the 100 free and posted a time of 54.17 against Connecticut and Rutgers, where she placed fifth out of 12 competitors ... Tied for third out of seven swimmers in the 50 free in season opener against La Salle, touching in 25.52 ... Posted a time of 1:57.57 in the 200 free against Connecticut and Rutgers and registered a fifth place finish in the event against Seton Hall with a mark of 2:02.16 ... Swam on the 200 and 400 freestyle relay quartets that won races in a triangular meet against Connecticut and Rutgers ... Anchored the 400 free unit and swam the third leg of the 200 free.

Loyola Academy: Earned four varsity letters in both swimming and water polo ... Part of a state championship 200 freestyle relay team in 2007 ... Four-time all-state performer and a four-time All-Catholic League selection ... In water polo was a fourth team All-America selection in 2008 ... 2007 Loyola Scholar award recipient ... Achieved First Honors status academically three times.

Personal: Born 6/12/90 ... Oldest of five children of Glen and Kathleen Clarke ... Siblings are Harry (19), Will (16), James (15) and Grace (12) ... Father played football at Villanova ... Chose to attend the school for the combination of its academics and athletics programs ... Majoring in Communication.