Liz Hansson
Liz Hansson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lund, Sweden

High School:
School of St. Petri

Height:
5-7

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Birthdate:
07/20/1988

Experience:
3L


2011 BIG EAST Champion - 50-yard Freestyle

UC Records:
50-yard Freestyle - :22.93 - 2/17/2011
50-yard Backstroke - :26.31 - 2/17/2010
100-yard Backstroke - :55.19 - 2/18/2010
200-yard Medley Relay (leadoff) - 1:41.67 - 2/17/2010
400-yard Medley Relay (leadoff) - 3:44.34 - 2/19/2010
200-yard Freestyle Relay (leadoff) - 1:32.04 - 2/18/2010

Keating Aquatics Center Pool Record:
100-yard Backstroke - :56.77 - 2/6/2010

UC All-Time Top 10 Records
No. 2 - 100-yard Freestyle - :49.82 - 2011
No. 6 - 200-yard Freestyle - 1:49.95 - 2011
No. 2 - 200-yard Backstroke - 1:58.63 - 2011
No. 5 - 200-yard IM - 2:03.99 - 2010
No. 2 - 200-yard Freestyle Relay - 1:32.46 - 2009
No. 6 - 200-yard Freestyle Relay - 1:33.70 - 2011
No. 3 - 200-yard Medley Relay - 1:44.54 - 2011
No. 2 - 400-yard Medley Relay - 3:46.07 - 2011
No. 2 - 400-yard Freestyle Relay - 3:22.73 - 2010
No. 3 - 400-yard Freestyle Relay - 3:23.92 - 2009
No. 5 - 400-yard Freestyle Relay - 3:24.97 - 2011
No. 7 - 800-yard Freestyle Relay - 7:30.06 - 2011

2010-11: Named the women's team MVP for the 2010-11 campaign ... set three school records and won the BIG EAST Championship in the 50-yard freestyle ... clocked 22.93 to win the BIG EAST crown and break her own school record of 22.96, which she set in the league meet preliminary round ... set the school mark in the 200 freestyle with her leadoff leg of 1:49.95 in the 800-yard freestyle relay ... also finished fourth in the A final of the 200 backstroke with a personal best time of 1:58.63, the second-fastest effort in school history ... won two or more races in six meets during the season ... was a three-event winner (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke) at the Kenyon Quad meet ... competed in the 2010 AT&T Short Course National Championships, placing 25th in the 200 backstroke, set a personal best of 2:03.99 in the 200 IM, and placed 34th overall in the 100 backstroke, with her effort of 56.20.

2009-10: Placed sixth in 200 backstroke (1:58.69) and 12th in 200 freestyle (1:50.77) with season-best marks at BIG EAST Championships (2/20) ... anchored 200 free (1:32.04) and 400 free (3:22.73) relay teams to fourth place showings at BIG EAST meet (2/19) ... leadoff racer for 400 medley relay that placed sixth at BIG EAST meet (2/19) after finishing with time of 3:44.34 ... placed third in 200 IM at Miami Ohio (1/15) with mark of 2:10.82 ... finished third in 100 backstroke (56.39) and 100 (51.16) freestyle at Miami (OH) Invitational (12/3-12/5) ... swam second leg of 800 free relay at Miami Invite and team placed seventh with mark of 7:39.44 ... led off 200 medley relay team at Indiana Invitational (11/20-11/22) that placed fourth after recording time of 1:46.53.

2008-09: Set personal-best marks in 100-yard freestyle (51.52), 100-yard backstroke (57.17) and 200-yard freestyle (1:53.23) at BIG EAST Championships (2/21) ... finished in top eight at conference meet in 200-yard freestyle relay (4th - 1:32.46), 200-yard medley relay (7th - 1:43.39) and 400-yard freestyle relay (4th - 3:23.82) ... set Keating Aquatics Center pool record in 400-yard freestyle relay vs. Pittsburgh (11/15) with mark of 3:29.88 ... finished 200-yard backstroke in 2:05.58 at Hoosierland Invitational (11/19) ... placed second in 400-yard (3:53.59) medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:49.50) vs. West Virginia (11/8).

High School: A three-time Swedish Nationals junior champion in the 4x100 freestyle and 4x50 free ... also a one-time national champion in 4x200 free ... twice placed second in the 4x100 free, 4x100 me and 4x50 me ... placed fourth in 100 back and 100 free.

Personal: Full name is Liz Marie Hansson ... daugher of Ulf and Kristina Hansson.

Academic Major: Biology.